India is in second place with seven points among six teams. Indian hockey team defeated Malaysia eight times in this tournament and won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.
The Indian hockey team defeated hosts Malaysia 4-2 in their third match. India got their first goal in the first 17 minutes, Sumit Kumar scored the second goal in 27 minutes, Varun scored the third goal in the 36 minutes and Mandeep scored the fourth goal in 58 minutes.
However, for Malaysia, Raji scored the first goal in 21 minutes and Farhan scored the second goal in the 57 minutes. Among the six teams, India is in the second position with 7 points. At the same time, Malaysia has reached number three with 6 points.
Indian defeated Asian champion Japan 2-0 in the first match. In the second match, South Korea played a 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 by 7-6 in a penalty shoot out. India won the eighth match from Malaysia in this tournament.
In this tournament, if we talk about the competition between India and Malaysia, there were 11 matches and out of 11 matches, the Indian team won eight and faced three matches. Two matches are drawn and one lost.
Last time in 2018, India defeated Malaysia by 5-1. A total of 101 matches have been played between these two teams so far. And, the Indian team won in 70. India scored 287 goals against Malaysia. At the same time, 127 rounds were against India.