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India 0-1 Malaysia, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017, Live Commentary, Score and Updates

India 0-1 Malaysia, Full Time
Updated: 05 May 2017 19:51 IST - Published: 05 May 2017 19:47 IST
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Goodbye and goodnight!! :)
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Thanks for joining us today. Join us again tomorrow as India take on New Zealand in the 3rd/4th place playoff.
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Penalty corners have been haunting the team for the entire tournament. And it was no different today. We couldn't convert from any of our five PCs. 

Rupinder took three. Harmanpreet one. And even when they pulled off the variation beautifully, Sardar Singh failed to make it count. He particularly had a very bad game.
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The Indian team never quite arrived. It seems the one day break didn't really work in their favour. Too many players who didn't really account for their presence. And the there was no cohesion in the side!
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This is Malaysia's first win of the tournament. And India's second loss!!

This means that the final tomorrow will be between Great Britain and Australia.

India, meanwhile, will be playing in the 3rd/4th playoff against New Zealand.
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AND THAT'S IT!!!

The hooter blazes out. India even had a golden chance in the dying seconds. But even that is put wide. 

The story of the game for India summed up there. 
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60' - Malaysia are a man down!!!

India tries to get a shot in. But wild swing and a miss. The clock is running down!!
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Let alone scoring 2, India are losing this!!
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59' - Malaysia nearly!!

Faizal gets a FH!!! Lifts that one. But it can't be reached.
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58' - Variation!! 

Great deception. Into Sardar Singh by Rupinder. But Sardar into the side netting. What a bad game from the veteran.
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58' - PC for INDIA AGAIN!!!


Another great turn from Manpreet. Gets past his man and easily finds a foot. 
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57' - Harmanpreet this time with the flick. Blocked. And it's a defensive free hit.

India challenges but that is reverted. India lose their challenge.
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57' - PC FOR INDIA!!!

Manpreet with a great run. Into Sunil and the bouncing ball catches Jahlil on the foot.
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57' - Pardeep Mor thrashes one across goal. But no one there. India needs this now.
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56' - Ball into the circle!! Chinglensana slides in. Deflected out for a long corner.
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55' - The Malaysian trying to run down the clock. 
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55' - Akashdeep this time. Runs out of space and India running out of time. They need something quick.
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54' - Rupinder with a reverse stick cross into the box. But again that's wayward. Aerial and goes over everyone.
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52' -  India on the attack. Claim a long corner. But it's Malaysia's ball.
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India again with a flying keeper!! Chikte goes into the dugout..
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50' - GOAAAALL!!

This time it's Shahril Saabah. That was pure power. At the goalkeeper but at an awkward height. Goes through Chikte. He will be disappointed.
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50' - Fitri again. And another PC. Off of the heel of Manpreet Singh who has just come back on.
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49' -  And India get on a 4 on 4 break the other side. Sumeet and Akashdeep combine.

Akashdeep with a sloppy touch and Indian shoulders are dropping.
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49' - Tried a variation. Tried to sliding deflection. But Faizal can't get to it.
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48' - Fitri with a challenge. Malaysia was given a free hit. And that seems to have struck a foot.

PC for Malaysia.