New Zealand set-up a crucial match against Australia on Saturday when they defeated India 2-0 at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.
Thus with six points they will battle Australia in a winner take all match that could well decide the finalist.
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Korea held Australia to a 3-3 draw in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup but really it was three points lost then one gained as Korea led till two seconds from the end.
The draw thus puts Korea out of the running for a place in the final while Australia will have to win against New Zealand on Saturday.