India rout Pakistan 8-0, in SAFF Women`s C`ships final

New Delhi: Bala Devi fired in a hat-trick as India crushed a hapless Pakistan 8-0 to storm into the final of the inaugural SAFF Women`s Championships at Cox`s Bazar, Bangladesh on Monday.

Bala Devi (18th, 31st and 32nd minutes), Gayatri (26th and 39th), Sasmita Mallick (33rd), Amoolya (45th) and Manpreet Kaur (88th) were the goal scorers for India in the semifinal match at Cox`s Bazar Stadium.

India had scored 31 goals in the group stage without conceding a single goal.

India will take on the winner of tomorrow`s other semifinal match between Bangladesh and Nepal in the final on December 23.