08 April, Ipoh
India will take on hosts Malaysia in their third round-robin match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Men’s International Hockey tournament at Ipoh today, Wednesday.
The match will begin at 5:40 PM Indian Time. The Indian team, which is already assured of a place in the Rio Olympics next year, has played two matches in the competition, so far.
They drew the first game against Korea, 2-2, while they lost the second against New Zealand, 2-1. On the other hand, Malaysia has lost both its matches against the Kiwis and defending champions Australia.
The Indian team will look to keep their winning record against Malaysia intact, while the 12th seeded team eye to avenge their past defeats. The last time both teams met each other was during the World Cup last year. India won that game, 3-2.
In the other matches today, Canada will clash with New Zealand at 1:40 PM, and Australia will meet Korea at 3:40 PM.