India finished top of Pool A despite going down 3-2 in their final pool game to Olympic champions Germany at the Champions Trophy in Melbourne on Tuesday.
World number 11 India will now face win-less Belgium, who finished fourth in Pool B, in a quarter-final on Thursday. The Netherlands, ranked three in the world, topped Pool B after defeating Belgium 5-4 and will face New Zealand in their quarter-final. Elsewhere, England blew their chance to finish on top of Pool A after drawing 1-1 against New Zealand and will now face Australia in the quarter-finals after the Kookaburras beat Pakistan 1-0 in the evening game. Germany complete the quarter-final lineup with a match against Pakistan. – Photos by AFP