India in second place with seven points in the table of six teams
Indian hockey team defeated Malaysia eight times in this tournament
Sports desk In the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, the Indian hockey team defeated hosts Malaysia 4-2 in their third match. For India, Sumit in the 17th minute, Sumit Kumar scored 27th, Varun got 36th and Mandeep scored a goal in 58th minute. However, for Malaysia, Raji scored 21st and Farhan scored one goal in the 57th minute. In the table of six teams, India is second with 7 points. At the same time, Malaysia has reached number three with 6 points.
India defeated Japan in the first match
Indian defeated Asian champion Japan 2-0 in the first match. In the second match, South Korea played 1-1 draw. Nine years ago, Malaysia defeated India 4-3 in the Guangzhou Asian Games semi-finals. After this, last year, the Malaysian team defeated India in the semi-finals of the Asian Games. Then the Malaysian team won 7-6 in penalty shootoff.
India won eighth match from Malaysia in this tournament
In this tournament, if we talk about the two teams' competitions, then there are 11 matches. In these, the Indian team won eight and faced defeat in one. Two matches are drawn. Last time in 2018, India defeated Malaysia 5-1. A total of 101 matches have been played between the two teams so far. In these, the Indian team won in 70. Malaysia win in 13 18 left on the draw. India scored 287 goals against Malaysia. At the same time, 127 rounds were against India.