Asian Champions Trophy: India beat China 4-0

Doha, Dec 20 (IANS) Defending champions India started their campaign at the Asian Champions Trophy hockey with a 4-0 win over China here Thursday.

India opened the scoring through S.V. Sunil in the 13th minute. Drag-flicker V.R. Raghunath was on target in the 17th and the 52nd minutes while Birendra Lakra completed the tally in the 53rd.

India next face Japan, Friday.