India played a waiting game against Malaysia and caught their defenders on the wrong foot.
They earned a penalty corner in the ninth minute and Vandana Katariya deflected Joydeep Kaur's push into the goal (1-0).
Another good counter-attack move in the third minute of the second half saw India enhancing the lead.
Finishing flourishLatching on to a piercing pass from Rani Rampal, Katariya sent it past the goalkeeper Huzaimah Mas to make it 2-0. India completed the tally in the 65th minute when Rani's cracking shot found the target.