India played an inspired 2nd half before going down 2-4 against Australia in their third group match.
India were the second best team on the day as the Kiwi girls thrashed them 3-0 on Sunday.
India went on a goal-spree as they rode past Scotland 6-2 in their Pool A match on Saturday.
Rupinder was often India’s one-man backline against the Welsh.
India had to dig deep to overcome a resolute Wales and secure a win in their first game of Pool A.
Sardar Singh said he doesn't fear facing the mighty 'Kookaburras' again in the summit clash of CWG.
Chief hockey coach Terry Walsh said their first target is to make the semifinals at the Commonwealth Games.
India enter the CWG in a positive frame of mind, whitewashing Malaysia in a six-test away series.
Conceding late goals has been Indian hockey’s bane and Mihir questions whether it has more to do with the mind.
Hockey India threatened to withdraw their team from the Glasgow CWG games citing lack of funds.
Danish Mujtaba and Gurwinder Singh Chandi were recalled in the 16-man squad for CWG.
Walsh said the team has improved a lot but acknowledged there are areas of concerns that need to be addressed.
Sports secretary Ajit Sharan refuted Hockey India's claims, saying every federation has to ‘maintain the sanctity of budgets.'
HI threatened to withdraw teams from CWG and Asian Games but SAI said the issue will be sorted out soon.
Australia defeated The Netherlands 6-1 in the final to win their second consecutive title.
India managed to avenge upon their 3-4 loss to South Korea in the final of last year’s Asia Cup.
Netherlands won the women's title for a record seventh time after beating Australia 2-0 in the final.
He said that the team is trying to mix Asian and European styles of hockey that can be troublesome for rivals.
Akashdeep Singh scored two goals as India posted a comfortable 3-0 win over South Korea to finish ninth in WC.
Hockey India has formed a 10-member panel to conduct a postmortem once the team returns from The Hague.
Despite increased spending on hockey, the national team will slip down from its 2010 WC finish.
Defending champs Australia score 4 in 22 minutes to ease to win in last league game
The Aussies attacked early, opening the scoring in the third minute and had a four goal lead by 22 minutes.
India face Australia next, who became the first team to ensure a semifinal spot on Saturday.
The 3-2 victory gives India four points from as many matches in Group A
Halep bowed out after three hours and two minutes - the longest women's final in Paris since 1996.
Going by past records, India will start as favourites and will be under pressure to earn full points.
Roelant Oltmans feels the high-quality individuals in the Spanish team could pose problems for his team.
England prevailed through a 69th-minute penalty corner rebound conversion by Simon Mantell.
The Indian hockey team has had a reputation of losing games owing to last-minutes strikes by the opposition.
India conceded a match-winner to Belgium just 15 seconds from close to lose 2-3 in their World Cup opener.
India lost 2-3 to Belgium but coach Walsh said there were some good aspects to emerge from the game.
Dohmen's last-minute goal undid India's good show in second session when they rallied from one-goal deficit to lead 2-1.
In a game dominated by Belgium, India conceded a last minute goal to lose 2-3 in opening game of WC campaign.
An ordinary build-up brings down expectations around India at the World Cup in The Hague.
India dominated proceedings for most part of the match and took the lead at the closing stages of first half .