IPOH: Pakistan beats Canada with 1-3 in inaugural match of 25th Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament on Wednesday.

Three matches are scheduled for the first day of the tournament.

India will face Japan in the second match while New Zealand will meet Malaysia.
Malaysia is hosting the 25th Azlan Shah Hockey Tournment.

Pakistan has won Azlan Shah tournament thrice earlier, 1998, 2000 and 2003. The greens ended up runner-ups as many as six times in the past. The last installment of the competition in 2015 was won by New Zealand.