In the latest rankings announced by FIH the Indian hockey team dropped down a place to the 7th in the rankings. The team had jumped to 6th place last month on the back of good showing in the World Hockey League Semi finals in July.
Australia the winners of HIL finals in Raipur continue to occupy top place in the rankings ahead of second place Netherlands and Germany.
With Great Britain remaining fourth, Belgium jumped Argentina (6) and India into fifth place as they finished runners up at HWL finals in the Raipur.
India clinched bronze in the recently concluded World Hockey league finals beating second ranked Netherlands. Here we look at the ranking.
- Australia-2253 points
- Netherlands-2095 points
- Germany- 1783 points
- England- 1658 points
- Belgium- 1630 points
- Argentina- 1629 points
- India-1609 points
- New Zealand- 1496 points
- Korea- 1313 points
- Pakistan- 1235 points.
New Zealand occupies 8th place followed by Korea and Pakistan to complete the top 10 spots in the men’s rankings. While in the women’s rankings Netherlands remains at the top of ranking charts followed by Argentina and Australia. India stays in the 13th place.