Malaysia, April 12: India beat South Korea 4-1 in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and ended their outing on a positive note as they won bronze medal in third-fourth place playoff match here today.
The match went into the penalty shootout after both teams played out a 2-2 draw after full time.
Nikkin Thimmaiah, who scored a hat-trick against Australia, continued his good run as he scored in the 10th minute to give India 1-0 lead.
India took the lead in the 19th minute when Korea's Hyosik You converted a penalty corner to make it 1-1.
In the 22nd minute, Satbir Singh gave India the lead but Korea made a comeback again after converting another penalty corner to make it 2-2.
On Saturday (April 11, 2015), India shocked world champions and title holders Australia 4-2. India finished their league engagements with seven points from five games.
Here are some of the tweets tweeted by the hockey fans after India finished third in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and won bronze medal.
India beats Korea 4-1 on penalties to win the bronze medal in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. #GloryForHockey— Shashi Prakash (@tweettoshashi) April 12, 2015
Congrats to India's hockey team--beats Korea 4-1 on penalties for 3rd place in Azlan Shah tourney, having beaten world champs Aus 4-2 y'day— Minhaz Merchant (@minhazmerchant) April 12, 2015