LAHORE - Young Hamra Latif struck a hat-trick to guide Pakistan thumping 4-0 victory over hosts Brunei in the Women's Hockey Asian Challenge in Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Bagawan on Tuesday.

According to information made available here by the PHF, Hamra scored all her three goals in the first half and set up the team’s thumping win. Two goals came via open play while she completed her hat-trick on the cusp of half time with a penalty corner conversion.

Pakistan added one goal in the second half. Ambreen Arshad cashed on a penalty stroke. After the completion of the first round of the double league, Hong Kong China lead the three-team competition, having won both their matches. Pakistan are second with one win and one loss. Pakistan next play Hong Kong China tomorrow (Thursday).