India 1-3 Australia, Hockey Champions Trophy Final: As it happened

Australia beat India 3-1 in the shoot-out to lift their 14th Champions Trophy title; India had to settle for silver.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: June 18, 2016 3:51:12 am

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India had to settle for silver medal after losing to Australia 3-1 in the shoot-out, which is still their best finish at the tournament.

India vs Australia

It’s official! Australia are winners of Champions Trophy. India’s appeal doesn’t stand and they have to settle for silver. (READ ABOUT IT HERE)

Still awaiting confirmation from the technical director about the second shot of shoot-out

India have lodged an official complaint against the second penalty shot that was first saved by Sreejesh and then reviewed by Australia. It was scored later. We are still awaiting official result

Surender misses. Australia win 3-1 in shoot-out and win gold. India silver

Orchard score. Australia 3-1 India.

Harmanpreet scores. India 1-2 Australia

Sreejesh saves. Mitton cannot score. India 0-2 Australia

Sunil misses. Australia keeper drags him wide and Sunil hits wide. Ind 0-2 Aus

Australia score. India 0-2 Australia

SK Uthappa misses. India 0-1 Australia

Zlowoski scores. Into roof of the net. Ind 0- Aus

Australia to take first shot. Sreejesh under the bar

60 mins: India on the charge in the last minute but no score. It ends 0-0. time for shoot-out

57 mins: Nikkin gets a yellow card. 10 men for both teams

55 mins: India with a shot from outside the circle and it is not stopped. Australia ball

54 mins: Australia fail to convert. India hanging in there

54 mins: India concede a PC. India player pushed Orchard from behind

52 mins: Fans getting into it. ‘India, India’ chants getting louder

50 mins: Sunil with a run and Dawsonw with an ugly tackle and he will get a yellow. A 10-minute yellow card

49 mins: Australia and India getting the circle penetrations but no score

46 mins: Back on the field. India with first attack no score

India and Australia have played 14 times in the Champions Trophy with Australia winning 10 matches, India winning 2 and other 2 ending as draw

45 mins: Q3 ends. India 0-0 Australia

42 mins: Mitton gets yellow and will sit out for 5 minutes

40 mins: India fail to convert. Australia on the counter but fail to score

39 mins: Harmanpreet with a weak shot and Australia save the PC. But Akashdeep with another PC

39 mins: Mandeep draws a PC. Brilliant pressure from India.

37 mins: India fail to score on a counter attack. Charter with a brilliant out of goal save

36 mins: PC to Australia

35 mins: Australia fail to convert their eighth PC

35 mins: Double press on Gover who takes a shot and ball hits Raghu’s stick and goes high up in air. PC to Australia

31 mins: Back on the field. India with the ball

“Defenders are doing a great job. We need to give less PC and when we get into their circle we need to do more there” – PR Sreejesh

30 mins: HALF-TIME! India 0-0 Australia

29 mins: White deflects with his stick. India fail to score. Still 0-0

29 mins: Uthappa with a fabulous pass to Sunil who passes it back to Uthappa inside the circle. White with a challanege but PC to India

28 mins: Akashdeep gets the ball outside the circle, traps it with soft hands, goes for reverse stick but wide

25 mins: Pradeep and Bales given green card. Out for 2 minutes

24 mins: Swann with a hit inside the circle but Sreejesh saves. Another PC to Australia

24 mins: Sreejesh with a brilliant save to his right to deny Australia

24 mins: Raghunath with a great defensive play to deny Govers. But PC to Australia

22 mins: Nikkin hits foot of defender. Free-hit to India outside the circle

18 mins: Missed! Govers hits it wide on the left and India fans are going crazy. India 0-0 Australia

18 mins: PC shot deflected by Turner into the goal but Surender blocked it by his body. Penalty stroke to Australia

18 mins: Govers hits Raghunath’s leg. PC to Australia

17 mins: Excellent defence from Devinder Walmiki. India on the counter

16 mins: Back again. Australia with the ball

15 mins: No goals in the first quarter. India 0-0 Australia

13 mins: Raghu’s shot is high and Charter with an excellent save. Still 0-0

13 mins: PC to India. Raghu’s shot hits defender leg. PC again

13 mins: Talwinder draws Charter out of goal and blocks the pass

10 mins: Another block from Surinder. India win a free-hit. 5 PCs saved

10 mins: PC shot blocked by Sreejesh but ball hits Uthappa’s leg. Another PC

10 mins: PC bcloked by Sreejesh. Another PC

10 mins: PC to  Australia. Raghunath with a block but it is dangerous play. Another PC

09 mins: Mandeep with a penetration but is defelcted by Australia goalie. Ball goes to Uthappa who hits it wide. Could have been India goal

08 mins: Australia with a circle penetration but well defended by India

04 mins: Sunil with a run that was halted by defender. Sunil gets a free-hit

02 mins: Support for India in London. Manpreet with the captain’s armband. Good progress for him. Remmeber, he had lost his father during the Azlan Shah Trophy earlier this year

00 mins: Here we go, Australia with the ball

India XI: Sreejesh, Surender, Harmanpreet, Manpreet, Raghunath, Kothajit, Uthappa, Devinder, Talwinder, Sunil, Akashdeep

Earlier, Germany beat Belgium 1-0 to win the bronze

0035 hrs IST: Time for the anthems. Australia first. India next

# It is a historic moment for India

# This is what the teams are playing for

The final between India and Australia in just 25 minutes away! Stay tuned for latest updates

India should remain focussed on Rio

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At the London Olympics, the Lee Valley hockey park was a depressing venue for most of India’s travelling journalists to cover.

India have nothing to lose against Australia

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India have managed to better their previous best finish at the Champions Trophy in 1982. On Friday, they will compete against Australia for a shot at gold.

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