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India vs Australia, CWG 2022 Hockey Final Live: Australia have kept India under the pump with a 5-0 lead at half-time in the final of men’s hockey at CWG 2022. The six-time CWG champions started the ongoing final match on a dominating note and are reaping the rewards for it. The Manpreet Singh-led India face the mighty Australians in the final of the men’s hockey at the ongoing Commonwealth Games. India entered the final after beating South Africa 3-2, while Australia advanced to the summit clash with a 3-2 win over England. It is worth noting that six editions of the men’s hockey in CWG has taken place since the introduction of the sport at the event in 1998 and Australia have won all of them. Meanwhile, India earlier entered two finals in 2010 and 2014 only to lose to Australia. In 2018, India had finished at the fourth spot. However, Monday gives Manpreet Singh-led India a fresh opportunity to write a new chapter in the history of Commonwealth Games.

Here are the LIVE Updates of the India vs Australia Men Hockey final, Straight from the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre:

  • 17:43 (IST)

    India 0-5 Australia at half-time

    India are 0-5 behind Australia at half-time.

    IND 0-5 AUS

  • 17:41 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 2nd Quarter: Goal! Australia lead 5-0

    Jacob Anderson scores his second goal of the game and India are nowhere close to Australia in this contest. The six-time CWG champions Australia are simply showing why they have been so dominant.

    IND 0-5 AUS

  • 17:37 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 2nd Quarter: Fourth goal for Australia!

    The Australians are bossing this final match. Tom Wickham scores Australia’s fourth goal to help the side consolidate its lead.

    IND 0-4 AUS

  • 17:35 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 2nd Quarter: Injured Manpreet walks out

    Aran Zalewski and Manpreet Singh collided during the game. The Indian skipper seems to have some discomfort in his shoulder after the collision and he walks out.

    IND 0-3 AUS

  • 17:33 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 2nd Quarter: Close chance

    India were close to scoring their opening goal but Akashdeep Singh took a bit more time to play his reverse shot and that cost India. He had got a brilliant pass from Amit Rohidas from the right flank.

    IND 0-3 AUS

  • 17:30 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 2nd Quarter: Australia score again!

    Australia had got back-to-back PCs and the last one saw them score their third goal. Sreejesh had saved the drag flick but Jacob Anderson smartly scored the goal on rebound.

    IND 0-3 AUS

  • 17:27 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 2nd Quarter: India eyeing ball possession

    The circle penetration has not been easy for India and now they have switched to the tactics of keeping the ball in the first half and relying on passes before pressing forward.

    IND 0-2 AUS

  • 17:23 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 2nd Quarter: Good keeping

    A defensive error from India saw Australia creating a close chance but PR Sreejesh made a good save to negate the threat.

    IND 0-2 AUS

  • 17:20 (IST)

    India 0-2 Australia after first quarter

    That’s the end of first quarter. It was thoroughly dominatedby Australia who kept attacking relentlessly and as a result got two goals in the time frame.

    IND 0-2 AUS

  • 17:19 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 1st Quarter: Another foal for Australia!

    Australia are 2-0 up now. They get a field goal this time with the help of some superb passing. Nathan Ephraums scored it for the six-time CWG champions.

    IND 0-2 AUS

  • 17:17 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 1st Quarter: Tight defence from Australia

    Indai entered from the right flank again but such good has been Australia’s defence that India have hardly got any chance in the D.

    IND 0-1 AUS

  • 17:12 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 1st Quarter: Goal for Australia!

    Australia eventual get the fruit of their relentless attack. It didn’t come as clean as they would have liked but a goal is a goal in any case. Blake Govers played the drag flick but Sreejesh could have put a better effort there as the ball hit him before entering into the post.

    IND 0-1 AUS

  • 17:10 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 1st Quarter: PC for Australia

    Australia get another PC this time. They earn it by hitting the ball on the leg of Varun Kumar… India save it, courtesy Sreejesh’s brilliance.

    IND 0-0 AUS

  • 17:08 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 1st Quarter: Loose pass

    Manpreet Singh entered the opponent’s D from the right flank but a poor pass from him eventually saw India losing the ball posession.

    IND 0-0 AUS

  • 17:06 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 1st Quarter: Australia on attack

    Australia have been great in their attack so far. They have kept India at bay with relentless circle penetration.

    IND 0-0 AUS

  • 17:05 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 1st Quarter: Good defence

    India’s Amit Rodidas defended brilliantly to avoid the Australian threat in PC.

    IND 0-0 AUS

  • 17:04 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 1st Quarter: PC for Australia

    Australia get the first PC of the match. Can they score the opener?

    IND 0-0 AUS

  • 17:02 (IST)

    India vs Australia, 1st Quarter: Close chance

    Australia almost got their first goal but they missed the first chance.

    IND 0-0 AUS

  • 17:00 (IST)

    India vs Australia: It’s game time

    The match between India and Australia at the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre starts amidst a loud cheer of the crowd.

  • 16:57 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Time for national anthems

    Players of both the sides take the centre stage. The Indian players sing their national anthem first and the Australians follow them next.

  • 16:51 (IST)

    India vs Australia: A new day presents new opportunity!

    Forget about what has happened in the past, the Indian men’s hockey team has a golden chance to write history if they manage to defeat Australia in the final today. Don’t go anywhere, we are hardly 10 minutes away from the start of the action.

  • 16:49 (IST)

    India vs Australia: What was India men’s position in CWG 2018?

    In 2018 Commonwealth Games, India had finished at the fourth spot after losing to England in the bronze medal match.

  • 16:45 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Eyes on Harmanpreet Singh

    Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh has scored 9 goals so far in CWG 2022 – the most by any Indian player in a single edition of the event. He surpassed Sandeep Singh’s record of seven goals that cem in CWG 2006.

  • 16:41 (IST)

    India vs Australia: In case you missed it

    England defeated South Africa 6-3 in the men’s hockey bronze medal match earlier today. The scores were 3 all at half-time but England scored three more goals in the second-half to win the game.

  • 16:33 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Road to final!

    India started with an 11-0 win over Ghana, before being held to a 4-4 draw by England. Later, the side defeated Canada 8-0 and Wales 4-1. In the semi-finals, India defeated South Africa 3-2.

    On the other hand, Australia started with a thumping 12-0 win over Scotland before beating New Zealand 7-2. The side then defeated South Africa 3-0 and Pakistan 7-0. In the semi-final, Australia defeated England 3-2.

  • 16:27 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Here is India’s playing XI

  • 16:23 (IST)

    India vs Australia: A clash between unbeaten sides

    It is worth noting that both Australia and India are unbeaten in CWG 2022 so far. While Australia won all their four pool matches to enter semi-finals, India won three and played one draw to advance to the knockout stage.

  • 16:21 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Third CWG final for India men

    The Indian men’s team is playing its third Commonwealth Games final in hockey. Earlier, they lost to Australia in 2010 and 2014 finals.

  • 16:15 (IST)

    India vs Australia: The dominance of Australia!

    It is worth noting that Australia have won all the six editions of men’s hockey at CWG that have taken place since the introduction of the sport to the event in 1998.

  • 16:06 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Less than an hour to go

    The final match between India and Australia will start at 5 PM. We are less than an hour away from the nail-biting encounter that is waiting around the corner.

  • 16:00 (IST)

    India vs Australia: Welcome guys!

    Hello everyone and welcome to this space. India face the mighty Australians today in the final of men’s hockey at the Commonwealth Games 2022. You will get all the updates and scores related to the game here. Stay connected!

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