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Australia beat England to lift Sultan Azlan Shah cup in Malaysia

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World champions Australia have lifted the coveted Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey title.

In the final at Ipoh, Malaysia on Saturday, they beat defending champions England by a narrow 2-1 margin.

Australia have now won the prestigious tournament for the 10th time.

Earlier, in the classification match for the 3rd place, Argentina finished third after beating Malaysia 3-2. The hosts ended at the 4th spot.

Meanwhile, India finished a disappointed fifth in the six-nation tournament.

In the classification match for the fifth and sixth places today, India defeated Ireland 4-1.

India had bowed out of the medal race, when they suffered a 2-3 loss against the same opponents in the last round robin match on Friday.

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