Blake Govers as soon as once more grew to become India’s nemesis, slamming a hat-trick to steer Australia’s 7-4 rout in a high-scoring second hockey Take a look at of the five-match sequence in Adelaide on Sunday.
Indian skipper Harmanpreet Singh led by instance to offer it the early benefit when he transformed a penalty within the third minute.
However its pleasure was short-lived because the Kookaburras bounced again with Govers and Jack Welch main the aim spree.
Having scored the successful objectives in its shut 5-4 victory within the first Take a look at on Saturday, Govers was as soon as once more within the thick of motion.
He scored his objectives within the twelfth, twenty seventh and 53rd minute respectively, whereas Welch struck a brace within the seventeenth and twenty fourth minute.
Jake Whetton (forty eighth) and Jacob Anderson (forty ninth) have been the opposite aim scorers for the Kookaburras as they prolonged their successful streak over India to 12 matches.
Hardik Singh (twenty fifth) and Mohammed Raheel (penalty thirty sixth) struck the opposite two objectives for India, whereas Harmanpreet accomplished his brace within the last minute (sixtieth) of the match. The third match of the sequence will likely be performed on Wednesday.