Win over Pakistan and loss to New Zealand, India need to beat Malaysia to reach Final

Ipoh, Malaysia, 13 April 2016: India lost narrowly to New Zealand 2-1 in an hard fought encounter in the 25th Sultan Shah Cup 2016 after an impressive 5-1 win over arch rivals Pakistan yesterday.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016 Points Table

After today’s win over India, New Zealand jumped to second place in points table after playing all the 6 matches, while India are at third place and yet to play their final league match against Malaysia. India needs to win the match to find place in final against Australia. Continue reading →

India beat Canada to register 2nd win at Azlan Shah Cup, Australia outclassed Pakistan

Ipoh, Malaysia, 10 April 2016: India registered their second win at the 25th Sultan Azlan Cup 2016 beating Canada 3-1. Earlier in the day, Australia outclassed Pakistan by 4-0, while New Zealand defeated Japan by 4-1.

Nikkin Thimmaiah opened scoring for India against Canada in 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016

Nikkin Thimmaiah opened scoring for India against Canada in 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016

India started off strongly and registered their first goal in the 3rd minute itself. A brilliant pass by Rupinder Pal Singh split the Canadian defence open to allow Ramandeep Singh, marking his return, to allow Nikkin Thimmaiah a simple tap in for the opener. Chinglensana had another attempt – a superb reverse hit attempt-saved by the goalkeeper to ensure Canada went into the break just a goal down. Continue reading →

India outclassed by Australia in 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016

Ipoh, Malaysia 7 April 2016: In their second game of the tournament in Malaysia, Australia outclassed India by 5-1 in 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016, while New Zealand were held by Canada for 1-1 draw. The hosts Malaysia edged past Japan by 4-3 to top the table.

Rupinder Pal Singh India and Jamie Dwyer Austrlia during 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016

Rupinder Pal Singh India and Jamie Dwyer Austrlia during 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016

Australia started off strongly in the first quarter, hitting India’s defense with speed and earned their first penalty corner in the 5th minute. Blake Govers scored from the PC with a sharp shot to make the score 1-0. India hit back with their own goal through a penalty corner, as Rupinder Pal Singh scored three minutes later to draw level. In the immediate aftermath of the drag flick though, Rupinder took a body blow from the rushing defender and was substituted for a good period of the next quarter. Continue reading →

India came from behind to beat Japan in 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016

Ipoh, Malaysia, 6 April 2016: Five time Champions India came from 0-1 down to beat Japan 2-1 in their opener match of the 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. In the other matches of the day, hosts Malaysia held New Zealand by 3-3 in a knife edge match, and Asian Giants Pakistan defeated Canada by 3-1.

Harman Preet Singh India  25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016

Harman Preet Singh India 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016

Despite starting the game strongly and India holding almost 84 per cent of the possession in the first five minutes, the first quarter ended goal less as Japan defended strongly to deny them any openings. Continue reading →

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016: Schedule and Results

25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016: Schedule and Results

24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2015 LogoVenue: Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Dates: April 06-16, 2016

Participating Teams:Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan.

Final Standings: 1. Australia, 2. India, 3. New Zealand, 4. Malaysia, 5. Pakistan, 6. Canada, 7. Japana

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Points Table of 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016:

 

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016 Points Table

Detailed Schedule of 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016:  Continue reading →

Schedule and Result: 12th South Asian Games (Men & Women Hockey)

12th South Asian Games (Men & Women Hockey)

South Asian Games Logo 2016Venue: Moullana Md. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium, Bhetapara, Guwahati
Dates: 5th to 16th February, 2016

Participating teams in Hockey (7th to 12th February, 2016):
Men’s Teams: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Women’s Teams: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Detailed Schedule and Result of 12th South Asian Games Hockey Competitions (Men and Women): Continue reading →