Playing attacking shots from the beginning, Germany earned a penalty corner in the first minute of the match. However, they failed to convert. At the end of the first quarter, both the teams were tied goalless.
Pakistani players celebrated their victory by hurling indecent and obscene gestures towards the crowd and Indian media and were promptly rebuked by coach Shahnaz Shiekh.
The youngest Indian to become a rated chess player, seven-year-old Dev Shah, has become the world champion in the Under-7 category in the World Schools Chess Championships that concluded at Juiz de Fora in Brazil on December 4.