India Beat Malaysia 2-1 to Win Asia Cup 2017 Hockey Title
New Delhi: India will take on Pakistan in the super 4s stage of the Asia Cup 2017 hockey tournament in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Saturday. The game will begin at 5.30 pm local time or 5 pm IST. You can catch the live streaming of the game on Hotstar. You can also catch the live telecast on the Star Sports network. For live updates of the game, you can follow India.com. The Indian team will go in as favourites in this game.
India have sailed through the tournament showcasing impressive form. They notched up three successive wins in the pool stage but the forward line was put to test against a highly defensive South Korean side in their first Super-four match.
India mustered a goal in the 59th minute to settle for a draw but bounced back with an astounding 6-2 win against Malaysia, who have in the past year beaten India twice.
India showed sublime skills in their clinical demolition of the Malaysian side and will look to carry on the winning form. Indian coach Sjoerd Marijne stated that his team will be focused on improving their performance from their previous outing where they beat Pakistan 3-1 in the pool stage. (With IANS inputs)