India vs Malaysia Live Final Hockey match Asia Cup 2013
With Pakistan losing their semi-final and India winning theirs 2-0 against Malaysia, a World Cup berth is confirmed for the 1975 world champions.
“It’s the most crucial match for us in recent times.” India captain Sardar Singh had said on the match eve, precisely putting India’s Asia Cup semi-final against Malaysia into perspective.
South Korea beat Pakistan 2-1, ending their hopes of reaching the World Cup. It’s the first time Pakistan won’t be playing the World Cup since its inception in 1971.