Indian hockey team on cloud nine after thrashing Australia 3-1

After clinching the golden medal at Asian games a few months back, Indian Hockey is now on a roll as they have overcome the Australian side at their own backyard to claim the series.

The Indian lads have now won the 4 test series 3-1 after losing the opening match.

Ind vs Aus hockey 2014

The opening delight came from the Akashdeep Singh who put the penalty corner in the right spot in the 13th minute. But the lead was however denied by Australia in the 36thminute by Thomas Craig, who converted the penalty corner in 36th minute to make it 1-1.

The game proved to be even closer than the previous game, but the final minutes completely shattered the script in favor of the Indian squad.

Akashdeep scored his second goal in the 50th to give the one goal lead which was doubled by S.K. Uthappa in the 53rd minute.

The scoreline proved to be the best from India when final whistle came at 3-1.

After the 4-0 defeat in the opening match, the Indian men showed the guts  by securing the win at the following game 2-1.

The lead was clinched on the next game with a close margin of 1-0, which gave the perfect momentum to seal off the series in the final game.

The match was also the 200th capping for skipper Sardar Singh who credited the success to the combined effort of his coach and teammates.

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