London, England (Staff Report): Pakistan beat Scotland 3-1 in World Cup Hockey Qualifying Round in London.

Pakistan 's Irfan Junior, Arslan Qadir and Aleem Bilal made one goal each.

Earlier, Pakistan lost three matches against Netherlands, Canada and who brushed aside them by 0-4, 0-6 and 7-1 respectively.

The qualifying round will be played from 15th to 25th of this month.

Ten teams are participating in the qualifying round and five top teams will participate in the World Cup to be played in India next year.