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Live Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018: India vs Argentina, Live Match Updates

IND 2-3 ARG (Peillat 14,24,33, Rohidas 25,32) (Full Time)
Updated: 03 March 2018 15:48 IST - Published: 03 March 2018 15:30 IST
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Full Time:

India 2 - 3 Argentina

The Olympic Gold medalists show their experience against a young Indian side who showed good spirit. Peillat and Rohidas scored for the sides through penalty corners. That's all from the Day 1 of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup from Ipoh, Malaysia.
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59' - We enter the final minute of the match as India have a chance through Talwinder but the effort hits the far end of the post and this could be the last chance of the match.
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58' - Argentina are doing well to keep the possession of the ball not allowing India to produce any attacking moves.
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57' - India step up attacks as we enter the final stretch of the match with hopeful balls into the circler but the end result continues to elude them.
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56' - Sumit is shown a yellow card by the referee as India are down to ten men for the final four minutes of the match.
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55' - India get the ball after a spell of pressure from Argentina but are unable to hold on to the ball.
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53' - Long corner for Argentina as Sumit doesn't allow the Argentine wide attacker to get inside the circle and makes a last-ditch clearance.
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52' - The rains continue to pour in Ipoh as we enter the final eight minutes of the match with India trailing by one goal against the Argentines.

Score: India 2-3 Argentina
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50' - Argentina has begun on the front foot since the restart as they haven't India time on the ball.
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After the break, the teams are back again on the pitch as the final quarter play resumes as the rain and lightning has stopped in Ipoh.
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The commentators have announced a break of ten minutes for the players, who will get a well-deserved rest after an intense three-quarters of play.
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49' - The match has been suspended by the technical referee due to lightning and the heavy showers in Ipoh, Malaysia.
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48' - The penalty corner attempt is not handled well by Argentina as the stopper fails to keep the ball in check and India survive.
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48' - Penalty corner for Argentina as the wide player induces a foul from an Indian defender.
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46' - And the final quarter action begins as the weather takes a cloudy turn with the rains pouring on the field.
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End of Quarter 3:

Two goals from the penalty corner as Rohidas and Peillat score again as Argentina maintain their one-goal lead over the Indians.

Score: India 2-3 Argentina
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42' - Both teams attacking with intent as we reach the final minutes of the third quarter of the match.
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33' - GOAL!! Peillat gets his hat-trick as he goes low to the left and the Indian keeper dives but is unable to keep it out.
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33' - The Argentines mess up the penalty corner but recover well to earn another one.
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33' - Penalty corner for Argentina as Xess conceded the foul when his foot hits the ball from a hit inside the circle.
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32' - AND THEY DO!! Rohidas is on point again as he scores to the right of Vivaldi again with a well-executed drag flick. 

India 2-2 Argentina
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32' - Penalty corner for India as Sumit Kumar cuts in from the right and induces a foul on an Argentine defender. Chance for India to get level.
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31' - The third quarter of the match begins in Malaysia as we are all set for an intense second half game. 

Score: India 1-2 Argentina
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End of Quarter 2:

India 1-2 Argentina
Argentina scores again through a penalty corner by Peillat but India pull one back through Rohidas's drag flick goal.
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27' - BLOCKED!! Peillat is the man for Argentina again but this time the Indian rushers gets to him before he unleashes the effort.
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27' - Penalty corner for Argentina again as the Indians are unable to deal with a long hit inside the circle.
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25' - GOAL!!! Amir Rohidas scores with a drag flick as he slots it past Vivaldi to his right pulling a goal back for the Indians.

India 1-2 Argentina
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25' - SAVE!! The flick from Rohit is saved but the ref has awarded a penalty stroke as the Argentine players ask for a referral. The TV Umpire changes the decision to a penalty corner.
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25' - Good skills from Sunil on the left as he cuts inside and lays it up for Singh but the effort is saved initially. He goes in again and earns a penalty corner for India.
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24' - GOAL!! Peillat grabs his second goal as he flicks the effort into the top left corner this time.

India 0-2 Argentina
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24' - Argentina's Paredes makes his way into the box and is fouled as the ref awards a penalty corner to the South Americans. Surender Kumar is shown a green card for the foul.
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23' - Midway through the second quarter, Argentina lead the match courtesy the penalty corner goal by Peiillat.
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18' - Argentina have taken control in the match as they look comfortable in possession at the back and are patiently building their attacks. The Indian youngsters are finding it tough to get time on the ball.
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16'- The second quarter begins as the Indians aim to come back into the match after a late goal at the end of the first quarter.
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End of Quarter 1:
India 0-1 Argentina

Gonzalo Peillat's penalty corner goal puts the South Americans in an advantageous position after a strong start by the Indian youngsters intially.
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14' - And this time, they make no mistake as Gonzalo Peillat scores with a low flick into the right side of the goal past the keeper who lunged but could not save the effort.
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14' - The Indian defenders rush out well but the flick comes off the hand as another penalty corner is awarded to Argentina.
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13' - Argentina win a penalty corner for a foul inside the D by an Indian player. Chance for Argentina!!
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13' - Argentina have slowly started to take control in the match as the momentum has slightly shifted in the match.
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9' - India have dominated the share of possession and looked the more attacking side as Argentina have yet to produce a clear-cut attack on the Indian goal.
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7' - A good scoop from Ramandeep into the box as Singh has a shot on goal but the Argentine keeper Vivaldi produces another great block to keep the Indian effort out.
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6' - Sumit Kumar does well to make a run inside the D but the Argentine defence crowd the attackers and the move doesn't result in a goal. 
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5' - Indian captain Sardar Singh is controlling the tempo of the game as he operates in the midfield threading passes to both the flanks.
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4' - First chance for India inside the final circle but the keeper makes a good block to keep out the powerful effort.
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2' - India trying to patiently build the game from the back as they utilize the experience of Ramandeep Singh in defence.
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1' - And we're off in Malaysia as India play in white and orange colors from left to right in the first quarter. Argentina play in blue and white colors.
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The pre-match formalities are being conducted as the National Anthems of both the countries is played.
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We are just moments away from the action from Malaysia as the teams make their way onto the pitch.
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The starting lineup for the Indian side:

Krishan Pathak (GK), Surender Kumar, Sardar Singh (c), Gurjant Singh, Sannuvanda Utthapa, Sumit, Varun Kumar, Nilam Xess, Sumit Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Ramandeep Singh
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