2018 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

The 2018 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was the 27th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. It was held in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia from 3 to 10 March 2018.[1][2]

2018 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Tournament details
Host countryMalaysia
CityIpoh
Dates3 March 2018 (2018-03-03)–10 March 2018 (2018-03-10)
Teams6
Venue(s)Azlan Shah Stadium
Final positions
Champions Australia
Runner-up England
Third place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored87 (4.83 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Gonzalo Peillat (8 goals)
2017 (previous) (next) 2019

The number of teams for this year's cup was the same as last year's tournament where six teams competed. Japan and New Zealand, who competed previously, did not join this edition and were replaced by Argentina and Ireland. England was Great Britain's only country that participated in this edition.

Australia clinched their tenth title in this tournament after defeating England 2–1 in the final match.

Participating nationsEdit

Six countries participated in this year's tournament:

ResultsEdit

All times are in Malaysia Standard Time (UTC+08:00).

PoolEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 5 5 0 0 18 6 +12 15 Advance to Final
2   England 5 2 2 1 14 9 +5 8
3   Argentina 5 2 1 2 11 11 0 7 Third place match
4   Malaysia (H) 5 2 0 3 10 17 −7 6
5   India 5 1 1 3 12 12 0 4 Fifth place match
6   Ireland 5 1 0 4 9 19 −10 3
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
(H) Host
3 March 2018
16:00 MST
Argentina   3–2   India
Peillat   13'24'33' Report Rohidas   26'31'
Umpires:
Paul Walker (ENG)
Rohizan Ramli (MAS)
3 March 2018
18:00 MST
Australia   4–1   England
Wotherspoon   15'
Govers   19'
Kleinschmidt   28'
Sharp   39'
Report Roper   25'
Umpires:
Ben Goentgen (GER)
Gabriel Labate (ARG)
3 March 2018
20:30 MST
Malaysia   4–1   Ireland
Razie   4'24'44'
Ahmad   9'
Report Shimmins   53'
Umpires:
David Tomlinson (NZL)
Gurbaj Singh (IND)

4 March 2018
16:00 MST
India   1–1   England
Lakra   14' Report M. Gleghorne   52'
Umpires:
Kris Cholewa (IRL)
Ben Goentgen (GER)
4 March 2018
18:00 MST
Ireland   3–5   Argentina
O'Donoghue   12'
Murray   17'
Magee   52'
Report Peillat   20'23'47'
Vila   22'
Gilardi   30'
Umpires:
Rohizan Ramli (MAS)
James Unkles (AUS)
4 March 2018
20:30 MST
Malaysia   1–3   Australia
Marhan   53' Report Weyer   10'
Wotherspoon   29'
Kleinschmidt   43'
Umpires:
Paul Walker (ENG)
Gurbaj Singh (IND)

6 March 2018
16:00 MST
England   4–1   Ireland
Middleton   15'60'
Ward   37'51'
Report Dale   39'
Umpires:
Gabriel Labate (ARG)
James Unkles (AUS)
6 March 2018
18:00 MST
India   2–4   Australia
Ramandeep   52'53' Report Knowles   28'
Zalewski   35'
Beale   38'
Govers   40'
Umpires:
Rohizan Ramli (MAS)
David Tomlinson (NZL)
6 March 2018
20:30 MST
Malaysia   2–1   Argentina
Ahmad   20'
Najmi   28'
Report Paz   32'
Umpires:
Kris Cholewa (IRL)
Paul Walker (ENG)

7 March 2018
16:00 MST
Australia   4–1   Ireland
Whetton   11'
Beale   14'
Govers   21'
Harvie   50'
Report O'Donoghue   57'
Umpires:
Gurbaj Singh (IND)
Gabriel Labate (ARG)
7 March 2018
18:00 MST
Argentina   1–1   England
Gilardi   40' Report Condon   56'
Umpires:
Kris Cholewa (IRL)
David Tomlinson (NZL)
7 March 2018
20:30 MST
India   5–1   Malaysia
Lakra   10'
Gurjant   42'57'
Kumar   48'
Ramandeep   51'
Report Faizal   33'
Umpires:
James Unkles (AUS)
Ben Goentgen (GER)

9 March 2018
16:00 MST
Argentina   1–3   Australia
Peillat   21' Report Kleinschmidt   25'56'
Mitton   55'
Umpires:
Paul Walker (ENG)
Ben Goentgen (GER)
9 March 2018
18:00 MST
Ireland   3–2   India
O'Donoghue   24'
Murray   36'
Cole   42'
Report Ramandeep   10'
Rohidas   26'
Umpires:
Rohizan Ramli (MAS)
James Unkles (AUS)
9 March 2018
20:30 MST
England   7–2   Malaysia
M. Gleghorne   10'48'
Willars   11'
Middleton   15'31'
Ward   38'41'
Report Ahmad   50'
Marhan   52'
Umpires:
Gabriel Labate (ARG)
David Tomlinson (NZL)

ClassificationEdit

Fifth and sixth placeEdit

10 March 2018
15:30 MST
India   4–1   Ireland
Kumar   5'32'
Lakra   28'
Gurjant   37'
Report Dale   48'
Umpires:
Paul Walker (ENG)
Gabriel Labate (ARG)

Third and fourth placeEdit

10 March 2018
18:00 MST
Argentina   3–2   Malaysia
Lopez   1'
Peillat   11'
P. Ibarra   49'
Report van Huizen   24'
Faizal   27'
Umpires:
Kris Cholewa (IRL)
Gurbaj Singh (IND)

FinalEdit

10 March 2018
20:30 MST
Australia   2–1   England
Govers   38'
Sharp   53'
Report Ward   54'
Umpires:
David Tomlinson (NZL)
Ben Goentgen (GER)

StatisticsEdit

GoalscorersEdit

Rank Player Team MD1 MD2 MD3 MD4 MD5 CM Total
1 Gonzalo Peillat   Argentina 3 3 0 0 1 1 8
2 Sam Ward   England 0 0 2 0 2 1 5
3 Aaron Kleinschmidt   Australia 1 1 0 0 2 0 4
Blake Govers   Australia 1 0 1 1 0 1 4
Barry Middleton   England 0 0 2 0 2 0 4
Ramandeep Singh   India 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
7 Mark Gleghorne   England 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
Amit Rohidas   India 2 0 0 0 1 0 3
Shilanand Lakra   India 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
Gurjant Singh   India 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
Shane O'Donoghue   Ireland 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
Razie Rahim   Malaysia 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin   Malaysia 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
14 Juan Gilardi   Argentina 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Dylan Wotherspoon   Australia 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Daniel Beale   Australia 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Lachlan Sharp   Australia 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Varun Kumar   India 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Sean Murray   Ireland 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Julian Dale   Ireland 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Marhan Jalil   Malaysia 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Faizal Saari   Malaysia 0 0 0 1 0 2 2
23 Lucas Vila   Argentina 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Diego Paz   Argentina 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Juan Lopez   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Pedro Ibarra   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Corey Weyer   Australia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Mark Knowles   Australia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Aran Zalewski   Australia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Jake Whetton   Australia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Jake Harvie   Australia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Trent Mitton   Australia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Phil Roper   England 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
David Condon   England 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Ollie Willars   England 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Sumit Kumar   India 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Kirk Shimmins   Ireland 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Eugene Magee   Ireland 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Lee Cole   Ireland 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Najmi Jazlan   Malaysia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

Final standingsEdit

  1.   Australia
  2.   England
  3.   Argentina
  4.   Malaysia
  5.   India
  6.   Ireland

AwardsEdit

Five awards were awarded during the tournament, they were:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Daunting task awaits Malaysian Tigers". NST Online. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Fixtures". Archived from the original on 2017-04-23. Retrieved 2018-02-14.

External linksEdit