In Pics: India Settle for Silver Medal in Champions Trophy Hockey

Hockey | News18.com | June 18, 2016, 2:51 pm
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It was India's best performance in the history of the tournament. India's previous best performance in the Champions Trophy was a bronze medal in 1982. (Getty Images)

It was India's best performance in the history of the tournament. India's previous best performance in the Champions Trophy was a bronze medal in 1982. (Getty Images)

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India captain Manpreet Singh and Australia captain Tim Deavin with match umpires prior to the FIH Mens Hockey Champions Trophy final at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. (Getty Images)

India captain Manpreet Singh and Australia captain Tim Deavin with match umpires prior to the FIH Mens Hockey Champions Trophy final at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. (Getty Images)

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Teams run out prior to the FIH Mens Hockey Champions Trophy final match between Australia and India. (Getty Images)

Teams run out prior to the FIH Mens Hockey Champions Trophy final match between Australia and India. (Getty Images)

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Talwinder Singh of India carries the ball during the match. (Getty Images)

Talwinder Singh of India carries the ball during the match. (Getty Images)

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After the 60 minutes of regulation play remained goalless in the final, Australian goalkeeper Tyler Lovell denied S.K. Uthappa, S.V. Sunil and Surender Kumar in the penalty shoot-out to drive Australia to their 14th Champions Trophy title -- most by any side. (Getty Images)

After the 60 minutes of regulation play remained goalless in the final, Australian goalkeeper Tyler Lovell denied S.K. Uthappa, S.V. Sunil and Surender Kumar in the penalty shoot-out to drive Australia to their 14th Champions Trophy title -- most by any side. (Getty Images)

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Mandeep Singh created the first potent chance in the ninth minute as his speedy run on the right caught the Australians off-guard. His shot at goalkeeper Andrew Charter was deflected to Uthappa but the latter employed a lethargic back-hand strike to waste it as the Australians were less in numbers in front of the goal. (Getty Images)

Mandeep Singh created the first potent chance in the ninth minute as his speedy run on the right caught the Australians off-guard. His shot at goalkeeper Andrew Charter was deflected to Uthappa but the latter employed a lethargic back-hand strike to waste it as the Australians were less in numbers in front of the goal. (Getty Images)

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FIH Mens Hockey Champions Trophy. (Getty Images)

FIH Mens Hockey Champions Trophy. (Getty Images)

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India were pipped by reigning world champions Australia 1-3 via penalty shoot-out to settle for their maiden silver medal in the Hockey Champions Trophy. (Getty Images)

India were pipped by reigning world champions Australia 1-3 via penalty shoot-out to settle for their maiden silver medal in the Hockey Champions Trophy. (Getty Images)

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India were pipped by reigning world champions Australia 1-3 via penalty shoot-out to settle for their maiden silver medal in the Hockey Champions Trophy. (Getty Images)

India were pipped by reigning world champions Australia 1-3 via penalty shoot-out to settle for their maiden silver medal in the Hockey Champions Trophy. (Getty Images)

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It was India's best performance in the history of the tournament. India's previous best performance in the Champions Trophy was a bronze medal in 1982. (Getty Images)

It was India's best performance in the history of the tournament. India's previous best performance in the Champions Trophy was a bronze medal in 1982. (Getty Images)

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Australia players celebrate their victory. (Getty Images)

Australia players celebrate their victory. (Getty Images)

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It was India's best performance in the history of the tournament. India's previous best performance in the Champions Trophy was a bronze medal in 1982. (Getty Images)

It was India's best performance in the history of the tournament. India's previous best performance in the Champions Trophy was a bronze medal in 1982. (Getty Images)