Hockey World League Final: The 3-4 playoff, final in pics

India defeated Netherlands in penalty shootout after finishing 5-5 at full time in a thrilling 3-4 place playoff in Raipur, and later, Australia gained the gold medal after beating Belgium 2-1.

Mirco Pruijser began the goal-fest in the 3-4 playoff with a field goal in the ninth minute. Photo: Getty Images
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India came back strongly after conceding two early goals, and twice took lead. Ramandeep Singh scored India's first goal, and went on to add one more. Photo: Getty Images
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India came back strongly in the second half, and took a lead to go 5-3 up with three minutes to go in the game. Photo: Getty Images
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The comeback from India was nullified to an extent when Netherlands scored two goals in three minutes to level the scores at 5-5. The contest eventually moved on to a penalty shootout, which was clinched by Rupinder Pal Singh's goal. Rupinder had, in the course of the game, scored two goals for India. Photo: Getty Images
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P. R. Sreejesh played with an injury and saved a number of attempts at goal, including the penalty shootout. He was adjudged the fan's player of the tournament. Photo: Getty Images
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The Indian team after winning the bronze medal. Photo: Getty Images
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Australia scored two goals, one via a penalty corner, against Belgum in the final. Photo: AP
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Matthew Dawson (centre) scored that penalty corner in the 37th minute to go 2-0 up. Photo: AP
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Belgium got one back in the 60th minute; Australia clinched the final 2-1. Jeremy Hayward, who scored the field goal for Australia, won the Man of the Match award. Photo: Getty Images
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