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FIH Hockey World League Final 2017: Australia vs India, Live Score & Match Updates

India 1-1 Australia, Q4
Updated: 01 December 2017 21:05 IST - Published: 01 December 2017 21:03 IST
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With that, we come to the end of our coverage of this game, as India come off with just one point from their opening match of the Hockey World League Finals. But do stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more updates from around the world of sports.
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Full Time! And with that, we come to the end of the match. It has been a brilliant game between the two sides. India started off on the front foot, but the Aussies later grew into the game. Mandeep scored for India, but the hosts' lead did not last too long, as Hayward soon converted a penalty corner, to level the score. The two sides threatened each other for the rest of the game, but their defences held out, as the match ended in a 1-1 draw.
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59 - Mandeep gets a long ball from Harmanpreet, passes to Sunil inside the circle, but the latter hashes his shot, and the opportunity is gone.
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59 - Varun plays out a long cross-field ball, but there is nobody there on the right flank, to run on to it.
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57 - Akashdeep passes to Gurjant in the circle, as the latter turns to shoot, but it is blocked.
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54 - Varun goes for the crash ball, and finds Sunil inside the circle. Sunil turns and tries to find Akashdeep in front of goal, but the pass is cut out.
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53 - Manpreet pulls it out, but Lakra makes a hash of it, as the PC goes wasted.
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53 - Mandeep passes to Sumit, who is barged off the ball and India win a PC.
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52 - Harmanpreet smashes it from outside the area, Akashdeep deflects it, and the entire Aussie defence looks beaten. However, the ball only went on to rebound off the bar.
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49 - Akashdeep wins a free hit on the left flank, as India look to keep possession in the Aussie half.
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48 - Akashdeep looks to break down the right, but Dawson cuts it out with a diving interception.
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46 - Gurjant gets Q4 underway, but Australia mount on a swift counter attack. However, Chinglensana cuts it out just in time.
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End of Q3! And with that, we come to the end of Q3. This has been a much more even quarter, as both the sides looked to get ahead in the match. Its turning out to be an exciting game, as we head into Q4
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43 - Sharpe breaks down the right, and enters the circle as Chikte rushes out. He squares the ball across goal, but there's no Aussie player there, to tap it into goal.
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41 - Wickham intercepts the ball on the half line and looks for a counter, but cannot find anyone in space. He plays the ball back to his defence.
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39 - Sunil breaks down the middle, passes to Mandeep, who runs into a barrage of defenders.
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37 - Sharpe intercepts inside the India half, but it hits his hand, and India get a free hit.
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36 - Hayward shoots again, but it hits the post, and India negotiate the danger.
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35 - PC! Rupinder rushes out  and it catches him on the foot. Another PC.
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35 - PC for Australia, as Varun catches the ball on his foot. Hayward with the shot, but Chikte does brilliantly to make a save. It bobbled around the goal, and the Aussies immediately go for a review, looking for dangerous play. However, there was no danger play, but there was an Indian foot. The Aussies get another PC.
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35 - Akashdeep gets the ball in the circle, passes to Sumit, who shoots on the turn, but it is wide. But India go for a review, looking for an Aussie back-stick. However, there was no back-stick, and India lose their referral.
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34 - Gurjant fizzes it in from the right, as Akashdeep fails to get to it. However, Sunil immediately goes over to the umpire for a review, looking for a PC. The video is inconclusive, and the decision is not overturned. India keep their review.
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33 - Harmanpreet pulls the trigger this time, but it issaved.
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32 - Manpreet plays it is, Rupinder shoots, but it catches an Aussie foot. Another PC for India.
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32 - Mandeep enters the circle from the right, Akashdeep gets on the ball, and gets a PC