IPOH, March 6 (Bernama) -- World number one, Australia notched up their third win at the 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament when they downed India 4-2 at Azlan Shah Stadium here, today.
The Kookaburras began slowly today, scoring only one goal in the first half in the 28th minute via captain Mark Knowles after he was awarded a penalty stroke.
In the second half, Australia stepped up the pace to net three more goals through Aran Zalewski (35th minute) and Daniel Beale (38th minute) as well as Blake Govers (40th minute) in a penalty corner.
India who refused to take the thrashing, hit back with two field goals by Ramandeep Singh in the 52nd and 53th minutes.
Earlier in the evening, England trounced Ireland 4-1.....