Australia brought India down with a 3-1 victory and moved comfortably towards Saturday final.
Day two of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup saw fixtures pitting teams from Asia against the rest of the world.
Great Britain went on a scoring spree to defeat Japan 5-3 at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.
India were a class above New Zealand in their 3-0 win in Day 2 of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.
Japan served up a warning to other teams with a battling display to hold Malaysia to a 1-1 draw at Ipoh.
Defending champions Australia and New Zealand played out a 1-1 draw in a far from impressive encounter between the two Trans-Tasman nations in 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey tournament tonight.
Five-time champions India and Great Britain got off to their campaign in the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Men’s International Hockey ournament with a 2-2 draw here today.
All eyes will be on Ipoh as six nations battle it out at the 26th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.
Australia emerged champions of the 25th edition of the Azlan Shah Cup by defeating India 4-0 in the final.
Malaysia were heartbroken as they went down via a penalty shootout to New Zealand in the bronze medal match of the Azlan Shah Cup.