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Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India eves to take on Malaysia today

News Agencies | Updated on: 31 October 2017, 11:06 IST

The Indian women's hockey team will aim to continue their unbeaten run in the Asia Cup 2017, when they face Malaysia in their final Pool A fixture here at Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium on Tuesday.

The Indian eves are currently standing at the top of the group, with two wins from as many games.

Indian had kicked off their campaign with a thumping 10-0 win over Singapore before easing past China 4-1 in their second game on 30 October.

It was goals by Gurjit Kaur (19'), Navjot Kaur (32'), Neha Goyal (49') and Rani (58') that ensured India beat China and keep up their winning momentum in the tournament.

Malaysia, on the other hand, are standing second in the group. South Korea and Japan are currently the top two teams in Pool B.

If India win or settle with a draw today, it will finish at the top of Group-A and will face the bottom placed side of Group-B in the quarterfinals.

The quarter-finals will be played on Thursday, with the semi-finals slated to be held on Friday. The Final will be played on Sunday.


First published: 31 October 2017, 11:06 IST