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.