India vs Australia Hockey Test Series -2015

India-Australia hockey Test series -2015

Ques- who won the India-Australia Hockey (men) test series-2015?

(a) India

(b) Australia

(c) Draw

(d) None of these

Ans- (a)

Related facts:

  • From 19 to 23 November, 2015 the Australian men’s hockey team was in tour to India.
  • During this tour Indian men’s hockey team and the New Zealand men’s hockey team played three match series in Chhattisgarh.
  • Australia won the deciding penalty shootout 3-2 after India won the third match 3-2.
  • As per the rules for this test series, the series winner had to be decided by penalty shoot-out which was won 3-2 by the Australia.
  • The first match had ended in a 2-2 draw while the Australians won the second encounter 2-1.
  • In this series the Indian team was played under the Captaincy of Sardara Singh while Australian team was captained by Mark Knowles.

Reference:

http://hockeyindia.org/images/stories/2013/12/Indiavs-Australia-2.pdf
http://hockeyindia.org/news/india-wins-third-test-in-a-theatrical-finish.html
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/hockey/top-stories/Indian-hockey-team-wins-3rd-Test-but-lose-series-to-Australia/articleshow/49896862.cms
http://abpnews.abplive.in/sports/2015/11/23/article762703.ece/India-Lose-Hockey-Series-After-Shootout-With-Mighty-Australia

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