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Super Series: Pak thrash India, clinch bronze

AUSTRALIA: Pakistan beat India 5-2 in the play-off for the third-fourth place in the nine-a-side hockey International Super Series to win the bronze medal at the Perth Hockey Stadium in Australia on Sunday.

Rashid Mehmood scored twice to help Pakistan register their first win of the series after losing all three of their first round matches.

The Greenshirts lost the opening match to Australia 4-2, were crushed by England in the second match by the same scoreline and were beaten by arch-rivals India 5-2 in the third match.

The International Super Series will be followed by the Champions Trophy which will be played from December 1-9.

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