Bengaluru, Jun 30 (PTI) Ace dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh scored a hat-trick as the Indian men’s hockey ‘A’ team thrashed Bangladesh 6-0 in the second practice match here today. Also Read - MP Police Detains Digvijaya Singh, Uses Water Canons to Disperse Congress Workers Protesting Against Farm Laws | Watch

Rupinder, who is rested for the ongoing Champions Trophy, was in top form as he scored of penalty corners in the 33th, 35th and 55th minutes that gave a sublime edge to the winning team. Also Read - 'Was Reading Script Given by Farmers', Masked Man Makes U-turn in Viral Video, Being Quizzed by Haryana Police

India ‘A’ team’s opening goal was scored by striker Akashdeep Singh (18th) who was also rested for the ongoing tournament in Breda. Midfield Kothajit Singh scored the second goal in the 23rd minute while Nilakanta Sharma (51st) was the other goal scorer for India. Also Read - India vs England 2021: Full Schedule of Four-Match Test Series, Squads, Timings, Dates And Venues

The India ‘A’ team featured a combination of players from the Core Group of 48 players who continued to remain in the National Camp after the 18 selected members for the Champions Trophy left for the event on June 19.

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