Azlan Shah 2017: Schedule and Results

Sultan Azlan Shah 2017 held from April 20 to May 6, 2017 at Malaysia has 6 teams contesting for the Gold medal. Among the participating nations, defending Champion Australia has won 9 times in the past, while Indians have won 5 times and finished Runners up twice, including 2016 event. New Zealand won twice and Great Britain has won once in 1994. The hosts have finished Runners up on 5 occasions, while for Japan 2017 is the debut event at Sultan Azlan Shah cup.

Facts of Tournament
Daily Facts

    No results on Day 1.
    Indians blanked Kiwis on Day 2.
    Double Hattrick in same match by Australia on Day 2.
    Hattrick by Mandeep Singh on Day 4
    India lost to Malaysia, Aussies shocked by Japan but play another final, vs Great Britain.

Tournament Prize

    Ranks (In series): 1 GBR, 2 Aus, 3 Ind, 4 NZ, 5 Mal, 6 Jap
    Fairplay: New Zealand
    Best Player: Tom Craig (Aus)
    Man of the Match (Final): Alan Forsyth (GBR)
    Best Goalkeeper: Suguru Shimmoto (Japan)
    Top Goal Scorers of Tournament: 5 Mandeep Singh (Ind), Tom Craig, Trent Mitton (Aus)
    Total Goals: 73

Goal Scorers for India

    5 Mandeep Singh (Ind)
    3 Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh
    1 Akashdeep Singh, SV Sunil, Talwinder Singh

Azlan Shah 2017: Squads, Points Table, Past Winners
Indians are 2nd best Performer
Indian Hockey Performance in 2016: Men, Women

Participating Nations: Malaysia (Host), Australia, Great Britain, India, Japan, New Zealand

Umpires: Napoleon Chanamthabam (IND), Shigeki Kodama (JPN), Eric Koh Kim Lai (MAS), Nichol Bevan (NZL), Steve Rogers (AUS), Paul Walker (GBR)

Schedule
Time in IST
29 April

    1.35 p.m. Great Britain 2-2 India

      India: Akashdeep Singh (19), Mandeep Singh (47)
      GBR: Tom Carson (25), Alan Forsyth (53)

    3.35 p.m. New Zealand 1-1 Australia

      Aus: Craig (32)
      NZ: Dominic: (52)

    6.05 p.m. Malaysia 1-1 Japan

      Malaysia: Razi (8)
      Japan: Shota (40)

30 April

    1.35 p.m. India def New Zealand 3-0

      Goals
      Ind: Mandeep Singh (23), Harmanpreet Singh (27, 47)

    3.35 p.m. Great Britain def Japan 5-3

      GBR: Middleton (3), Goodfield (12), Ward (15), Carson (32), Forsyth (52)
      Japan: Kenta (14, 38), Kota (49)

    6.05 p.m. Australia def Malaysia 6-1
    Double Hattrick

      Aus: T Craig (11, 38, 45), Mitton (23, 27, 58)
      Mal: Saari (42)

2 May April

    1.35 p.m. Australia def India 3-1

      Ind: Harmanpreet Singh (26)
      Aus: Ockenden (30), T Craig (34), Wickham (51)

    3.35 p.m. New Zealand def Japan 3-2

      NZ: Russell (18, 32), Lane (35)
      Japan: Yamada (9, 50)

    6.05 p.m. Great Britain def Malaysia 1-0

      Goal:
      GBR: Forsyth (26)

3 May

    1.35 p.m. Great Britain vs India
    3.35 p.m. New Zealand vs Australia
    6.05 p.m. Malaysia vs Japan

29 April

    1.35 p.m. India def Japan 4-3

      Ind: RP Singh (6), Mandeep Singh (45,51,58)
      Japan: Murata (10), Yoshihara (43), Mitani (45)

    3.35 p.m. Australia def Great Britain 2-1

      Aus: Mitton (44), Dawson (52)
      GBR: Gleghome (51)

    6.05 p.m. New Zealand def Malaysia 1-0

      Goal:
      NZ: Russell (25)

5 May

    1.35 p.m. Great Britain def New Zealand 3-2

      GBR: Ward (9), Roper (39), Gleghome (49)
      NZ: Newman (30), Russell (58)

    3.35 p.m. Japan def Australia 3-2

      Jap: Yamada (44), Yamasaki (56, 57)
      Aus: Kleinschmidt (7), Mitton (31)

    6.05 p.m. Malaysia def India 1-0

      Goals:
      Mal: Saabah (51)

6 May: Classification matches
Based on position after 5 group matches, teams will play for Gold, Bronze and 5th place.

    1.35 p.m. 5th vs 6th Malaysia def Japan 3-1

      Mal: Samsul (8), Ashaari (11), Fa. Saari (34)
      Jap: Tanaka

    3.35 p.m. 3rd vs 4th India def New Zealand 4-0

      Goals:
      Ind: Rupinder Pal Singh (17, 27), Sunil (48), Talwinder Singh (60)

    6.05 p.m. 1st vs 2nd Great Britain def Australia 4-3

      GBR: Forsyth (8), Goodfield (11, 43), Willars (33)
      Aus Ockenden (28), Pollard (34), Wotherspoon (48)
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