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Azlan Shah Cup: India thrash Ireland to finish 5th

IANS  |  Ipoh (Malaysia) 

finished fifth at the hockey tournament with a 4-1 thrashing of here on Saturday.

scored twice from penalty corners while Shilanand Lakra and Gurjant Singh got the other goals for

Julian Dale exploited some poor marking by the Indian defenders to get a consolation goal for the European minnows in the final quarter.

thus avenged the 2-3 loss to in their last league stage match on Friday which had eliminated their already slim chances of qualifying for the medal rounds.

finished sixth in the tournament.

Saturday's match capped a rather insipid campaign for during which the only positive results were a 5-1 rout of hosts and a 1-1 draw with



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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 14:52 IST