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Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018, India’s journey will start against Argentina

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018, India’s journey will start against Argentina
Written by Abhishek Lohia

27th edition of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is going to held in Perak, Malaysia on the 3rd March. Total six teams are participating in this prestigious hockey tournament. Japan and New Zealand will not join this edition, being replaced by Argentina and Ireland. Six teams which are playing this 27th Edition of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup are; India, Australia, Argentina, England, Ireland, and Malaysia. Team India will start his journey by playing against Argentina on the 3rd March. Australia is the most successful team of this tournament, wins record nine times this tournament. By winning this event five times in their career, India is the second most successful team of this event.

Full Schedule of India in Azlan Shah Cup 2018

India will start his journey on this tournament by playing the first match against Argentina on 3rd Journey. On next day, 4th March India will play his second game against England. Other two games he will play against Australia and Malaysia on 6 and 7 March respectively. India will play his last league match against Ireland on 9th March. The top two teams will qualify for the Final, which will be played on 10 March. India win this tournament in 1985, 1991, 1995, 2009 and 2010, while Australia wins in 1983, 1984, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2016. In 2016’s Azlan Shah Cup final where Australia gripped the title record 9th time by defeating India 4-0. This is the second time when team India lost this title in the finals.

Fixtures

    3 March 2018  India vs  Argentina 
16:00 MST
    4 March 2018 India  vs   England
16:00 MST
    6 March 2018 India  vs  Australia
18:00 MST
     7 March 2018 India  vs  Malaysia
20:00 MST
     9 March 2018  India vs  Ireland
18:00 MST

This is the full schedule of team India in Sultan Azlan Shah cup 2018. Currently, Team India is Practicing in Bangalore’s National camp under the guidance of Coach Sjored Marjine. This is an excellent opportunity for Team India to win this tournament and settled themselves before the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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