India beat S Korea in four-nation tournament

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:27 IST

India register a 2-0 win against S Korea in the four-nation hockey tournament, while Australia beat Malaysia 4-1.

Melbourne:

India registered a 2-0 win against South Korea in the four-nation hockey tournament here today, while a rampant Australia defeated Malaysia 4-1 to record their fifth straight victory. India, who were beaten 3-2 by Malaysia yesterday, bounced back with a fluent win over South Korea. Gagan Ajit Singh put the Indians ahead in the eighth minute. Tejbir Singh doubled the lead through a second-half penalty stroke after Korean Seong Hwan-Ji was penalised for touching the ball with his hand at a penalty corner. Tomorrow is a rest day, with play resuming on Saturday when South Korea face Malaysia and Australia play India in the final series of round-robin matches. The tournament final is scheduled for Sunday after which Australia will name its team for the Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England. (PTI)

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