Pakistan hockey team’s Mohammad Abdullah has been admitted to the hospital after suffering from a high fever.
As shared by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), Abdullah was taken to the local hospital after he complained of a high fever. He was admitted to the hospital for treatment.
Doctors have now said that Abdullah has recovered well and will be discharged by evening today.
Pakistan will take on China in its fourth match today at 5:45 pm (PST). So far, the Pakistan team is winless in the tournament which is currently underway in Chennai, India.
They drew their last encounter against Japan on Sunday. The contest ended in a 3-3 against Japan in an epic six-goal stunner.
The thrilling encounter was about to end in the favour of Japan but Pakistan — showing their never giving up spirit — equalized in the last minutes.
Abdul Rana gave Pakistan a bright start by scoring in the 9th minute but their lead did not last long as the Japanese equalized when Seren Tanaka sent the ball into the goal.
Pakistan once again got the lead in the second quarter with Mohammad Sufyan Khan sending the ball to the back of the net through the Japanese keeper’s legs.
The first half ended with Pakistan leading 2-1.
However, in the third quarter, Japan once again equalized with a brilliant counter-attack as Takuma Niwa ran through the ground and passed it to Kato who had the simple job of just putting the ball into the net.
Japan scored one more just before the conclusion of the third quarter with Masaki Ohashi scoring from the rebound.
It looked all over for Pakistan but Sufyan Khan equalized for Pakistan with just five minutes left to play making it 3-3.
Earlier, Pakistan drew 1-1 against Korea and lost 3-1 to Malaysia.
Pakistan will play their last match against arch-rivals India on August 9.