For the first time in Champions Trophy – Hockey history, India has made it to the final and would now take on the formidable Australian team.
The Indian Hockey Team for Champions Trophy 2016 Hockey India
This will be India’s first appearance in the final match in 36 years since the inception of the blue-riband six-nation tournament.
Great Britain failed to qualify for the final despite drawing with Belgium Getty
India’s previous best performance in the tournament had come back in 1982, when they had won bronze medal at Amsterdam.
They finished top of the points table with 13 points in 5 matches with 4 wins and 1 draw, as compared to India who just won 2 of their 5 matches and made it to the finals with just 7 points on the board.
The final match is set to take place on Saturday June 18 (IST).