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India vs Malaysia Hockey Highlights, Asian Champions Trophy 2023 Final: India Edge Past Malaysia 4-3 For Record Fourth Title | Hockey News

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India vs Malaysia Live Updates, Asian Champions Trophy 2023 Highlights: India edged past Malaysia 4-3 in the final match of the Asian Champions Trophy 2023 at Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium on Saturday. Harmanpreet Singh and Gurjant Singh scored a goal each inside one minute in the third quarter to help India make a memorable comeback. The hosts were trailing 1-3 but the two quick goals helped them level the scores. Akashdeep Singh’s field goal in the final quarter put India in lead against Malaysia and eventually sealed the game for the side.

Here are the Highlights of the Asian Champions Trophy hockey final between India and Malaysia: 

  • 22:23 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: India win!!!

    India have won the final game against Malaysia with a 4-3 margin. What a game it was! It had thrill, it had passion and the best was the comeback from both the sides. India ended on the winning side but Malaysia were no less as they put on a neck-and-neck fight. They even dominated the game at one stage and put India under the pump, but hosts managed to pull off the remarkable victory.

  • 22:18 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: India inch close to victory!

    Only two minutes remaining in the game. Malaysia are down to 10-man and India are on top of this game with a 4-3 lead.

  • 22:16 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: GOAL!!!

    India are in the lead!!! Is it the game for them? Akashdeep Singh has scored the goal for them.

    IND 4-3 MAS (4th Quarter)

  • 22:14 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Off-target shot!

    Harmanpreet Singh’s drag-flick has went off target towards the right pole.

    IND 3-3 MAS (4th Quarter)

  • 22:13 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: PC for India again!

    It’s another PC for India! They are dominating this game at the moment.

  • 22:12 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Brilliant save!

    A perfect injection was followed by a perfect drag-flick from Harmanpreet Singh but you goota give the credit to Malaysian goalkeeper for defending it so well.

  • 22:11 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: PC for India!

    India have earned a pernalty corner. Shamsher Singh is the man behind it.

  • 22:11 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Intense battle!

    A lot is happening in the final quarter. None of the teams is giving up. India are pressing hard for another goal and so is Malaysia.

    IND 3-3 MAS (4th Quarter)

  • 22:02 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Final quarter of play starts!

    A short break and the final quarter of play has begun. India have turned this game in the past five minutes or so. Can they get the lead now?

    IND 3-3 MAS (4th Quarter)

  • 21:59 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: GOAL!!! Scores Level!!!

    India have levelled the scores as Gurjant Singh has hit a goal now. The score is 3-3 now.

    IND 3-3 MAS (3rd Quarter)

  • 21:56 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: GOAL!!!

    Harmanpreet Singh has scored India’s second goal on penalty stroke!

  • 21:55 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Good counterattack!

    India not also avoided the threat on PC but also made a really good counterattack. They even got an advantage near the striking circle of Malaysia’s post but failed to take advantage.

    IND 1-3 MAS (3rd Quarter)

  • 21:53 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Malaysia review!

    Malaysia have reviewed and they earn a penalty corner. They are on top of his game with another smart use of penalty. Nothing going India’s way at the moment. It’s a PC for Malaysia.

  • 21:49 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Good work from Harmanpreet!

    Harmanpreet Singh made a beautiful turn on the edge of the striking circle to pass the ball but India eventually lost the ball possession as umpire blew his whistle. 

    IND 1-3 MAS (3rd Quarter)

  • 21:45 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: India fail to capitalise!

    It was another good injection on PC but Jugraj Singh’s drag-flick went off the target towards the right pole. Nothing going India’s way at the moment but India are attacking really well against Malaysia in this quarter.

    IND 1-3 MAS (3rd Quarter)

  • 21:43 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: India continue to seach a goal

    India are trailing by two goals and their desperation level is quite evident. Meanwhile, India get another PC. Another op[opportlunity for the side. Karthi Selvam has earned it for them. Can India bridge the gap?

  • 21:38 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: India get a PC!

    India got a PC! A perfect injection from Hardik Singh but Harmanpreet Singh’s drag-flick has been averted well by Malaysia. India get another PC though and Malaysia have reviewed it… The visitors will retain their referral and India get a long corner instead.

  • 21:37 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Match resumes!

    The second-half of play has kicked off with India improving their attack. They made a good chance from the right flank, entering the striking circle but failed execution. There was no takers for the pass that went from right to left side near the post.

    IND 1-3 MAS (3rd Quarter)

  • 21:29 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: It’s half-time!

    A superb comeback from Malaysia and that sees India trail 1-3 at half-time. It is a much-needed break for the Indian team that needs to restrategise as Malaysia are bossing this game. India started on a dominating note with an early lead but Malaysia pressed hard, especially in the second quarter, to put India completely on the backfoot.

  • 21:22 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: GOAL!!!

    Malaysia have got another penalty and they have scored a goal again!!! Malaysia have two-goal advantage now. Aminudin Muhamad scores the goal that went to TV referee for a check but eventually no conclusive evidence saw the decision standing as goal.

    IND 1-3 MAS (2nd Quarter)

  • 21:18 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Shot off target!

    Najmi Jazlan’s drag-flick on the PC went off target and India take a sigh of relief. Malaysia have put India completely on the backfoot at the moment. Some good test for India this is!

    IND 1-2 MAS (2nd Quarter)

  • 21:08 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: GOAL!!!

    A poor injection but Malaysia get another penalty corner. And they score it this time!!! Malaysia are in the driving seat with a 2-1 lead now. Razie Rahim has scored it on the PC. What a comeback this is from the side as it continues its hunt for a maiden Asian Champions Trophy title.

    IND 1-2 MAS (2nd Quarter)

  • 21:06 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: PC for Malaysia!

    Mistake from the Indian defence and there is the PC for Malaysia. Okay, India have reviewed it. So, let’s see… Decision stays and India have lost their referral.

  • 21:04 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: End of first quarter!

    India took an early lead but Malaysia made a good comeback to level scores. India 1-1 Malaysia at the end of first quarter.

  • 20:59 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: GOAL!!!

    Malaysia make a comeback! A field goal from the side and the scores are levelled now. What a game this is! What a start! Abu Kamal Azrai scored the goal for Malaysia.

    IND 1-1 MAS (1st Quarter)

  • 20:55 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: GOAL!!!

    India have earned the first goal! It is Jugraj Singh’s drag-flick that helps them get an early lead in this game. It was a perfect injection and Jugrag hit it to the right of Malaysian goalkeeper.

    IND 1-0 MAS (1st Quarter)

  • 20:51 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: PC for India!

    Karthi Selvam has helped India earn a penalty. He has been fouled by Malaysia player.

  • 20:50 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Smark work from Vivek!

    Vivek Sagar smartly tackled and won the ball from Malaysia player to avert the threat for India near the striking circle.

  • 20:48 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: India lucky there!

    A communication mistake between two Indian players inside the striking circle but the side is lucky that Malaysia could not take advantage of it. The scoreline remains 0-0.

  • 20:45 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Malaysia start well!

    Malaysia have made a dominating start to the game. They made a good entry into the striking circle with really good play from the left flank.

    IND 0-0 MAS (1st Quarter)

  • 20:43 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Match starts!

    The Asian Champions Trophy 2023 final between India and Malaysia has kicked off in Chennai.

  • 20:40 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: National anthems over!

    They started with the national anthem of Malaysia and that of India followed. The game is set to start now. Get ready for the thriller, guys!

  • 20:38 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: All set for the game!

    Players of India and Malaysia are out their in the middle for the much-anticipated Asian Champions Trophy 2023 final. They are being greeted currently with Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and other officials. It’s time for national anthems next.

  • 20:29 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: India’s improved game

    The Harmanpreet Singh-led Indian team has improved on all fronts when compared to their start to the tournament. Penalty conversion rate was something that troubled them mid-way during the tournament, but India have made a good improvement of late.

  • 20:20 (IST)

    Asian Champions Trophy Live: Here are the starting line-ups –

    India: Krishan Bahadur Pathak, Varun Kumar, Jarmanpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, Gurjant Singh, Mandeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Sumit, Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh.

    Malaysia: Hafizuddin Othman, Mujahir Abdu, Marhan Jalil, Ashran Hamsami, Faizal Saari, Razie Rahim, Faiz Jali, Azuan Hasan, Abu Kamal Azrai, Najmi Jazlan, Amirul Azahar.

  • 20:17 (IST)

    Asian Champions Trophy Live: Japan take 3rd spot!

    Japan finished on a high after trumping defending champion South Korea 5-3 during the third-place playoff of the 2023 Asian Champions Trophy in Chennai on Saturday. Goals from Ryoma Ooka (3rd), Ryosei Kato (9th), Kentaro Fukuda (28th), Shota Yamada (53rd) and Ken Nagayoshi (58th) allowed the Japanese to finish on a high. Jonghyun Jang (15th and 33rd) and Cheoleon Park (26th) were the goal-scorers for the Koreans.

  • 20:15 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: India hold edge!

    Both teams have locked horns in six Asian Champions Trophy matches. India have won three, lost one and drawn two. They thrashed Malaysia 5-0 in their latest meeting in the tournament recently.

  • 20:07 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Final Live: Solid defence of both teams

    Both the teams have been really good in their defence too, especially the Harmanpreet Singh-led India. They have conceded only five goals, the lowest in the tournament, which speaks volumes about their defence. Malaysia have also conceded only eight goals so their defence is also really hard to breach.

  • 20:05 (IST)

    India vs Malaysia Live: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur in Chennai!

    Sports Minister Anurag Thakur will also be watching the India vs Malaysia, Asian Champions Trophy final from the stands in Chennai. He reached the city in the morning today.

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