Live Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018, 5th/6th place play-off: India vs Ireland, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedMar 10, 2018 14:40 IST

IND 4-1 IRE (Varun 5,32 Lakra 28, Gurjant 37, Dale 48) (Full Time)


14:40 (IST)10 MAR 2018

Full Time:
India 4-1 Ireland

India dominates proceedings in the 5th/6th playoff in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 as they exact revenge of the loss against Ireland with a convincing 4-1 win.

14:39 (IST)10 MAR 2018

60' - The full time horn blows as the Indian team win 4-1 over Ireland and secure the fifth position in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018.

14:35 (IST)10 MAR 2018

56' - Good defending from India inside the circle as Ireland are denied a shot on the goal in the final minutes of the match.

14:33 (IST)10 MAR 2018

56' - Penalty Corner for Ireland!!  The Irish earn their first penalty corner as the video referrral by India fails and the umpire awards it to Ireland.

14:31 (IST)10 MAR 2018

54' - Varun Kumar tries another drag flick but a good save from the Irish keeper Jonathan Bell as Kumar hit it straight at the goal as the keeper did well to keep it out.

14:30 (IST)10 MAR 2018

54' - Penalty Corner for India!! Another foot fault from the Irish defenders as Gurjant does well on the sideline to earn the sixth short corner for India.

14:26 (IST)10 MAR 2018

50' - The referral is given in favor of the Ireland side as the decision is overturned by the TV Umpire.

14:25 (IST)10 MAR 2018

50' - The PC is saved by the keeper but the ref awards the penalty stroke for a foot fault from the Irish defender on the goal line. The Irishmen have referred the decision to the TV Umpire.

14:23 (IST)10 MAR 2018

50' - Sardar Singh does well inside the box cutting in from the left and wins a foot foul to earn the PC for India.

14:21 (IST)10 MAR 2018

48'- GOAL!! Ireland pull one back after a swift move by the attackers inside the box finds Julian Dale with an empty goal to slot in the cross.

India 4-1 Ireland

14:19 (IST)10 MAR 2018

46' - Talwinder Singh has been booked with a green card following a late challenge.

14:18 (IST)10 MAR 2018

46' - The final quarter of the match is underway!

14:15 (IST)10 MAR 2018

End of Quarter 3:

India 4-0 Ireland
India add two goals in the quarter to take a comfortable lead in the match as they have not allowed Ireland much space or time on the ball.

14:12 (IST)10 MAR 2018

43' - Final two minutes left in the quarter as India continue their hold on the game not allowing any Irish attacks to develop.

14:06 (IST)10 MAR 2018

38' - GOAL!! Great attacking move by India as Talwinder finds Gurjant with an easy chance to score from inside the cirle.

India 4-0 Ireland

14:03 (IST)10 MAR 2018

35' - Varun Kumar is unable to get his hat-trick as the keeper makes the save to deny the fourth goal to India.

14:03 (IST)10 MAR 2018

35' - Another PC for India as the Ireland defence commits a foul inside the circle and the ref is quick to award the short corner to India.

13:59 (IST)10 MAR 2018

32' - GOAL!! Varun Kumar is on target again from the PC as India increase their lead to three in the 5th spot playoff match.

13:58 (IST)10 MAR 2018

32' - Penalty corner for India!! Kumat cuts in from the left and earns the short corner for India...chance to extend the lead.

13:55 (IST)10 MAR 2018

31' - The second half is underway in Ipoh, Malaysia as the sun shines brightly on the pitch with India leading 2-0 over Ireland.

13:45 (IST)10 MAR 2018

End of Quarter 2:

India add another goal in the second quarter to end the first half with a two-goal lead over Ireland.

13:44 (IST)10 MAR 2018

28' - GOAL!! India get the second goal in the game through Lakra as a good move comes to fruition for the Blues.

13:40 (IST)10 MAR 2018

27' - Indians have continued to attack the Irish goal, but for all their efforts, they have been unable to create any clear opening.

13:36 (IST)10 MAR 2018

22' - Good move from Simranjeet as he makes his way into the circle and tries to find space and a chance to get the PC but the Irish defence clear their lines.

13:31 (IST)10 MAR 2018

15' - The second quarter play begins in Malaysia as India hope to make their momentum count and increase the lead in the match.

13:25 (IST)10 MAR 2018

End of Quarter 1:

India take a 1-0 lead through Varun Kumar's penalty corner goal as the Men in Blue have had the upper hand in the match.

13:22 (IST)10 MAR 2018

10' - India has been dominating so far in the match with most of the play being restricted in the Irish half.

13:15 (IST)10 MAR 2018

5' - GOAL!! Varun Kumar drags the ball into the right side of the goal to get his first goal in the tournament and opens the scoring for India today.

13:14 (IST)10 MAR 2018

5' - The Irishmen defend well against the penalty corner attempt but are unable to get the ball out of the circle and end up conceding another.

13:13 (IST)10 MAR 2018

5' - Penalty Corner!! Talwinder cuts in into the circle and Simranjeet is able to take a shot on the goal but the ball rises dangerously and the ref awards a penalty corner to India.

13:12 (IST)10 MAR 2018

4' - India is showing serious attacking intent in the game, already managing to break through into the circle and troubling the Irish defence on a couple of occasions.

13:08 (IST)10 MAR 2018

1'- PUSHBACK!! The action starts in Malaysia as India play from left to right in the first half of the match.

13:04 (IST)10 MAR 2018

The teams are out on the pitch as the National Anthems of the two countries are being sung now.

13:02 (IST)10 MAR 2018

13:01 (IST)10 MAR 2018

Team Ireland Lineup:

2 Jamie Carr (GK), 4 Jonathan Bell (GK), 8 Chris Cargo, 10 Alan Sothern, 15 Kirk Shimmins, 16 Shane O Donoghuey, 18 John McKee, 22 Michael Robson, 26 Paul Gleghorne, 29 Lee Cole, 30 Stuart Loughrey

13:01 (IST)10 MAR 2018

Team India Lineup:

6 Surender Kumar, 8 Sardar Singh (C), 10 Simranjeet Singh, 13 Suraj Karkera (GK), 17 Sumit, 20 Talwinder Singh, 22 Kumar Varun, 23 Nilam Xess, 28 Sumit Kumar, 30 Amit Rohidas, 31 Ramandeep Singh

12:49 (IST)10 MAR 2018

The Malaysians will play world number two Argentina for third place whereas England and Australia face off for the title.

12:48 (IST)10 MAR 2018

Today's match will decide the 5th and 6th spot in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018.

12:47 (IST)10 MAR 2018

The fixture sees a repeat of India's last match in the tournament as the Men in Blue lost 2-3 to the Irishmen in the last group encounter.

12:47 (IST)10 MAR 2018

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup from Malaysia. India takes on Ireland in the fifth-sixth play-off match.

12:31 (IST)10 MAR 2018

Good afternoon! Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. Today, India take on Ireland in the fifth-sixth play-off match.

India, who are fielding a young team, suffered a 2-3 defeat at the hands of minnows Ireland in their previous match which dashed all their hopes of making it to the final.

Today, they'll fight for pride and it will be interesting to see how they perform.

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