Australia outplay India 4-2 in Azlan Shah hockey

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 06, 2018, 12:11 PM(IST)

India had lost their tournament opener to Argentina 2-3 before drawing 1-1 with England Photograph:( Zee News Network )

India’s hopes of making it to the final of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup were crushed when they were beaten 4-2 by Australia in Ipoh on Tuesday.

Having lost to Argentina 2-3 in their campaign opener and drawn 1-1 against England in the next match, the loss leaves India with just one point from three games.

India were trailing 0-4 after the third quarter but scored two quick goals through Ramandeep Singh in the fourth quarter to avoid a whitewash.

Mark Knowles, Aran Zalewski, Daniel Beale and Blake Govers scored for Australia.

Still looking for their first win, India will now face Malaysia next on Wednesday.

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