Johor Cup Hockey: India Score Thrice from PCs, Beat Malaysia 4-2 to Stay Unbeaten

India scored their fourth win in the Johor Cup hockey tournament. India play Australia next.

updated: October 16, 2014 21:17 IST
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India's Armaan Qureshi (center) vies for the ball during the Sultan of Johor Cup match vs Malaysia.


After routing Pakistan 6-0 on Wednesday, high-flying India defeated hosts Malaysia 4-2 in their fourth pool match of the 4th Sultan of Johor Cup at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium in Johor Bahru on Thursday. India led 2-0 at half-time. (Pakistan Fans' Chants Fired me up: Sreejesh)

India drew first blood in the 25th minute when Sumit converted a penalty corner. Gurinder Singh doubled the lead soon after, again scoring from a penalty corner. Malaysia also earned a couple of penalty corners but failed to convert them. (India Trounce Pakistan in Johor Cup)

Malaysia struck in the second half. Mohammad Rohulami scored in the 37th minute and Azril Misron scored another field goal in the 42nd minute to make it 2-2.

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