Kuala Lumpur: India will clash with New Zealand in the inaugural match of the 12th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, being played in the northern city of Ipoh from March 22.
World champions Germany will take on Pakistan, while hosts Malaysia will face South Korea in the next two matches of the six-nation tourney. India and Pakistan will meet on March 26.
March 22: India vs New Zealand, Pakistan vs Germany, Malaysia vs South Korea; March 23: India vs Germany, Pakistan vs Malaysia; March 24: Korea vs New Zealand; March 25: Malaysia vs Germany, Korea vs India, Pakistan vs New Zealand; March 26: Pakistan vs India; March 27: Germany vs Korea, Malaysia vs New Zealand; March 28: Korea vs Pakistan, Germany vs New Zealand; India vs Malaysia; March 30: Classification matches and final. (PTI)