Azlan Shah: India held to a controversial draw by Malaysia; to play Pakistan for 5-6 playoff

Malaysia, with a final tally of 9 points had already made it to the final before taking on India. Malaysia meant business from the word go with the rhythm and cohesion falling in place quickly but the Indians came back strongly to hold them on a tight leash and emerged a deserving winner.

updated: March 16, 2013 20:07 IST
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Ipoh, Malaysia: A controversial penalty stroke enabled Malaysia to hold India to a 2-2 draw in the final round-robin match of the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament on Saturday.

Malaysia will meet Australia in the final on Sunday while India, who finished last with four points will play Pakistan for the fifth place play-off.

New Zealand will take on South Korea for the third place play-off.

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