This is India's fourth title in the event as they broke the record of three titles (two outright and one shared) with archrivals Pakistan. India won the title in the inaugural year in 2011 and then in 2016. In 2018, they had shared the title with Pakistan in Muscat, Oman as the match was rained off.
Hamel Al Qubaisi, Vice President of the UAE Winter Sports Federation, dedicated the landmark victory to the UAE leadership, which he said had provided all support and assistance to the sports in the country.
The Mustabal Building Contracting XI dominated the proceedings from the beginning and easily won the match 2-0. The event was supported by the UAE Hockey Federation and Pakistan Social Centre Sharjah.
The match will be played between Pakistan Invitation and Hassan Al Ali Advocates and Legal Consultancy team at the Sharjah Sports Council ground at National
The six-time defending champions showed their opponents no mercy in sweltering conditions on the final day of sporting action in Birmingham.
The event took place at the Al Quoz Indoor hall. Six teams including United Emirates Hockey Club, Masters XI, Cheema XI, Coorg UAE, Dubai Republicans and Lacnor participated in the one-day tournament.
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