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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Champs Trophy

India, Dutch top pools

Tobias Matania (L) of Germany celebrates with a teammate after scoring against India in their Champions Trophy match in Melbourne yesterday. Germany won 3-2.Photo: AFP

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 quarterfinal on Thursday.

The Netherlands, ranked three in the world, topped Pool B after defeating Belgium 5-4 and will face New Zealand in their quarterfinal.

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 quarterfinals.

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