Adelaide, Nov. 25 -- Pegged as blockbuster matches in international hockey, World No.5 India

will battle it out against World No.1 Australia in a five-match Series starting in Adelaide from


The two teams have been toe-to-toe in their recent performances and have met twice since 2020 -

at the Tokyo Olympic Games where India finished with a historic Bronze Medal and Australia with a Silver. They also met in the Final of Birmingham Commonwealth Games where Australia clinched

the Gold medal.

Talking about the Series, Indian Men's Hockey Chief Coach Graham Reid said, "There is no better place to come than Australia for preparation for the World Cup."

"Australia's way of play is very grounded in India. What's great about thi...