The 26th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will start on 27 April 2017 and end on 6 May. The hockey tournament to be held in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia and will witness seven teams including India, Pakistan, Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Canada and Japan who battle for the prestigious title. Ahead of this big tournament, let’s see the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017 schedule with date, time and venue.
The top hockey teams from around the world are set to participate in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017. The competition was started back in 1983 in Kuala Lumpur. Australia is the defending champion of the season, defeated India in the final last year.
- New Zealand
- Great Britain
India have played some remarkable hockey in past few editions and they will be favourite along with the most successful team Australia in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017 who won the title nine times. New Zealand and Great Britain will look to prove the world that they are capable of beating any hockey team in the world. One of the best sides in world hockey, Pakistan is not participating in the competition this year.
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017 Schedule & Fixtures
|29th April 2017||1||13:35||Great Britain||v||India|
|30th April 2017||4||13:35||India||v||New Zealand|
|1st May 2017||REST DAY|
|2nd May 2017||7||13:35||India||v||Australia|
|3rd May 2017||10||13:35||Japan||v||India|
|4th May 2017||REST DAY|
|5th May 2017||13||13:35||Great Britain||v||New Zealand|
|6 th May 2017||16||13:10||5/6th Placing|
Venue: All the matches shall be played at Azlan Shah Stadium, in Ipoh