India vs Australia hockey match at Azlan Shah cup is playing in Ipoh, Malaysia. Australia beat India in this match by 4-2 and maintain their unbeaten record in this tournament. The final score is India(2)- Australia(4). Team India comeback in the second game and draw the game with 1-1 against England. Now they are playing against Australia on today. India is currently at No 4th position in the six-team tournament. They just got only one point in their last match, and the match against Australia is the last opportunity for team India to continue their survivor in this prestigious tournament. If they want to continue their sustainability in this tournament, they have to win definitely against Australia. Australia is on the top of points table by winning their two recent games and victory against will seal his place for the semifinal clash. For live commentary between India vs Australia match, you can check here the live updates. You can also check here the Azlan Shah cup live updates and commentary of India vs Australia match.
5:10 pm- Final Hooter for this game, Australia win this by 4-2 and Second lose for Men in Blue. Australia keep their unbeaten record in this tournament. Tomorrow India play hosts Malaysia. It should be a cracker of a game.
5:08 pm- Penalty corner for Team India!!!! Ramandeep, oh!! he missed it.
5:04 pm- Penalty corner for Australia, 6 meters away from the goal. Saved by Goal-keeper.
5:00 pm- Second goal for Ramandeep, India is now back in the game. Ramandeep showed plenty of spirit. 2 goals are remaining to level the match.
4:58 pm- Goal for India!!! Ramandeep did it, the First goal of the match for India.
4:57 pm- Superb touch by Mandeep, just crash it into the corner. 9 minutes left, Ramandeep looks to close.
4:54 pm- India are four goals down, Ramandeep looks to play, SK Utthappa is waiting for his pass.
Score after Three Quarters, India(0)-Australia(4), 5 minutes break for both the teams.
4:47 pm- And again it’s a goal, India is now out from the tournament, They are lagging by 4 goals. Second goal for Blake Govers.
4:46 pm- It’s getting easy now for Australia. It’s the 3rd PC for Australia.
4:42 pm- GOAL. GOAL. AUSTRALIA GET THEIR 3RD. IT’S DANIEL BEALE WITH THE EASIEST OF TAPS. He tried to stop it with his hands.
4:41 pm- yellow card issue for Rohidas. He is off for at least 5 minutes. 2nd yellow for India in the tournament. India now play again with ten men.
4:40 pm- Another Penalty corner for Australia, what is going on!!! Second penalty corner conversion, and it’s another saved.
4:37 pm- Penalty for Australia, a Second penalty of this game. Who will going to take it!! Saved!!!!
4:36 pm–Goal!! And it is no.2, Another goal by Australia and now the lead is 0-2. Lovely skills on the flanks as the ball gets past the Indian GK and gives Aran Zalewski all the space to tap in. It’s 2-0.
4:36 pm- Lovely deflection in defence!!!! Superb by Indian Defenders
4:35 pm- Indian players are crawling the bowl through long passes. Simranjeet is relishing wide on the right side. 10 Minutes are remaining for end the Third quarter.
4:33 pm- Both teams trying for a breakthrough. Beale couldn’t get through. While India holding and attacking from the right flank
Welcome back to the Second-half of this match, between India and Australia…Who will dominate?? Will Team India comeback in the third quarter or Australia lead the goal?
4:20 pm- Indian defence is playing well, India has done 7 circle entries in this match. But they are lagging by 0-1, Will they do it? 5 minutes are remaining to catch the live action of Second-Half.
Second Quarter-half has been completed now, And India is lagging by a Goal. It’s the break.
4:15 pm- Final attack on India, Another Penalty Corner and this time India will take this…!!!! Ohh!! India missed it
4:10 pm- Penalty stroke for Australia, Knowles is taking the stroke…A goal for Australia!!!!. They are now leading with 1-0
4:00 pm- Sumit Kumar run from the left flank. But the Aussie GK Andrew Charter saves. India slowly gaining territory. And that’s the end of the 1st quarter.
3:55 pm- Break from India. Ramandeep, Gurjant and then Mor. But the move fizzles out.
3:50 pm- India need to keep it tight. They have to be fast on the ball. And the aerial passes have to crack the Aussie defence.
3:45 pm- Nice tackle by Nilam Xess and he move up front. But the free hit by India is wasted.
3:40 pm- Can India play positively against a side that has won the Azlan Shah Cup nine times? It’s the World No.1 team against India, 6th in the FIH rankings.
3:35 pm- Both teams in a huddle. India start with Krishan Pathak as GK for the 1st two quarters.
3:30 pm- This is the playing XI of Team India against Australia
India Probable XI: Goal- Keeper: Suraj Karkera, Defenders: Amit Rohidas, Varun Kumar, Surender Kumar, Nilam Sanjeep Xess, Midfielders: Sumit, SK Uthappa, Sardar Singh (c), Forwards: Gurjant Singh, Ramandeep Singh (VC), Sumit Kumar
Australia probable XI: Jamie Carr, Mark Ingram, Lee Cole, Jonny Bell, Paul Gleghorne, Sam O’Connor, Matthew Bell, Stuart Loughrey, Michael Robson, Shane O’Donoghue, Chris Cargo
So these are Probable XI for India vs Australia match. Wait for the 3:30 pm we will get back with live coverage and more updates.