SAS Cup 2013 men’s international field hockey

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It was once again full house at Stadium Azlan Shah during Malaysia’s match against Pakistan on Day 4 of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013.

SAS Cup 2013 men’s international field hockey

2. Malaysia (yellow/black) vs. Pakistan (green/white)

The Malaysian hockey boys had been psyched out to win every game they play, but Pakistan put up a good performance and did not yield.

SAS Cup 2013 men’s international field hockey

3.

Malaysia enjoyed a short lead but with less than nine minutes on the clock, Pakistan scored a second goal by Ali Shan, and drew level, much to the delight of the small number of Pakistani fans in the stadium.

SAS Cup 2013 men’s international field hockey

4.

Malaysian coach Paul Revington acknowledged that despite the results, this was one of the strongest games played by Malaysia. Captain Shahrun Nabil blamed the team’s lapses in concentration, and promised to make amends in the next game.

SAS Cup 2013 men’s international field hockey

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Pakistan team manager Akhtar Rasool Chaudhary said this was one of the best games in the tournament thus far; a very exciting match. Both teams were fast but Malaysia had the home ground advantage. Despite this, the young Pakistan team did not give in to crowd pressure.

SAS Cup 2013 men’s international field hockey

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Pakistan, already out of contention, faces Korea on Saturday while Malaysia will compete with India.

SAS Cup 2013 men’s international field hockey

7. Pakistani fans

Final score was Malaysia 2, Pakistan 2. View (and buy) high quality photos of this match at Sports Media Group Australia. Also, read the technical report of this game at the official website of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

Event: Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013: Day 4: Match 3: Malaysia (2) – Pakistan (2)
Venue: Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium, Ipoh
Date: 14th March, 2013
Time: 8.05pm

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