The Kookaburras have dominated China of their closing Hockey World Cup group recreation with an 11-Zero victory within the Indian metropolis of Bhubaneswar.
Blake Govers’ hat-trick took him to the highest of the match scoring charts because the world’s top-ranked aspect got here inside one objective of equalling their report win over South Africa in 2010, having led 9-Zero on the closing break.
Tim Model scored twice with Aran Zalewski, Tom Craig, Jeremy Hayward, Jake Whetton, Dylan Wotherspoon and Flynn Ogilvie additionally getting on the scoresheet in a ruthless show.
The Kookaburras had already sealed their quarter-final spot and can take momentum into their knockout match, the place they’ll play both France, China, Eire or England on Wednesday evening at 10.30pm (AEDT).
‘‘We had an awesome recreation at present and actually gelled collectively so it was constructive,’’ Govers stated.
‘‘We simply caught to our recreation plan. ‘‘We had been enjoying China and had a recreation plan. That’s it actually.’’
Trent Mitton will play his 150th recreation for Australia within the upcoming quarter-final.