Final Score: IND 1 – 1 AUS ( 1-3 Australia won via penalty shoot out).
India will play finals of the 2018 Champions Trophy against World Champions Australia in Breda, Netherlands. Total six teams are participating in the tournament and played against each other in round robin format – India, Pakistan, Netherlands, Australia, Belgium and Argentina.
While, India will take on Australia in the finals, host Netherlands will take on Argentina for bronze medal match and Belgium will play Pakistan for 5th/6th position.
Champions Trophy 2018 Final India vs Australia Match Preview
India is currently ranked number 6 in the latest FIH World rankings, on the other hand Australia are ranked number 1 in the latest rankings.
Teams – India vs Australia.
Match Venue: Breda, Holland.
Match Date & Start time: July 1st, 2018 – Sunday, 16:00 (local time), 19:30 p.m (IST).
Live TV: Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD1 and Fox Sports.
Live Streaming: Hotstar, Youtube.
Also Read: Champions Trophy Hockey 2018 Points Table
India won against Pakistan 4-0 in their opening match of the tournament. India also outplayed Argentina 2-1 in their second match of the tournament, lost to Australia 3-2 in their third match, played a draw against Belgium 1-1 in their fourth match and played a draw against Netherlands in their fifth match.
2018 Champions Trophy India vs Australia Hockey Final Match Team Squads
Goalkeepers: Sreejesh Parattu Raveendran (C), Krishan Bahadur Pathak.
Defenders: Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Surender Kumar, Jarmanpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas.
Midfielders: Manpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh Kangujam (vice-captain), Sardar Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad.
Forwards: Sunil Sowmarpet Vitalacharya, Ramandeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Sumit Kumar (Jr.), Akashdeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh.
Australia Team: Daniel Beale, Tristan Clemons, Matthew Dawson, Jeremy Edwards, Blake Govers, Jeremy Hayward, Jake Harvie, Aaron Kleinschmidt, Mark Knowles, Tyler Lovell, Edward Ockenden, Lachlan Sharp, Matthew Swann, Jacob Whetton, Tristan White, Tom Wickham, Dylan Wotherspoon and Aran Zalewski.
2018 Champions Trophy Hockey Final India vs Australia Match Prediction
India to win finals of the 2018 Champions Trophy! Scoreline prediction : IND 4-3 AUS.
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