Hockey

Middleton, Clarke helps England down Pakistan

England players celebrate after scoring their second goal against Pakistan in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo; AP  

Captain Barry Middleton and Jonty Clarke scored twice each to lead England over Pakistan 5-2 in the field hockey World Cup.

Ashley Jackson also scored for England, which blew a 2-0 halftime lead when Shakeel Abbasi and Rehan Butt scored in a four-minute span to level.

Middleton broke the deadlock in the 52nd minute to set England on course for a third successive victory.


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