Ipoh, May 3: A timely hat-trick from Mandeep Singh helped India score a 4-3 win over Japan in the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017 here on Wednesday.
Rupinder Pal Singh gave India the lead in the 8th minute. Japan equalised off a field effort in the 13th minute.
Japan scored another two goals in the 43rd and 45th minute respectively to take a 3-1 lead.
However after this, it was Mandeep Singh show all the way as he scored three goals to save India from blushes.
Result of matches played on 03.05.2017
|Match 11||Australia||2||:||1||Great Britain|
|Match 12||New Zealand||1||:||0||Malaysia|
- Updated to match(es) played on 03 May 2017.
Matches to be played on 05.05.2017
|Match – 13||Great Britain||vs||New Zealand|
|Match – 14||Australia||vs||Japan|
|Match – 15||India||vs||Malaysia|