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Hockey WC: Australia run riot against China 11-0

Australia finished their Pool B campaign with a dominating 11-0 win over a hapless China in the ongoing Men s Hockey World Cup here at Kalinga Stadium on Friday.Beginning the proceedings early in the first quarter, the Aran Zalewski-led side won a penalty corner in the 10th minute through Jake Harvie, with forward Blake Govers making no mistake to open the scoring for Australia with a superb drag-flick dispatched into the roof of the net.In the 15th minute, skipper Zalewski doubled the lead. As Chinese goalkeeper Wang Caiyu saved a Jeremy Hayward drag-flick, Dylan Wotherspoon latched onto the rebound and cut a pass to skipper Zalewski, who completed the goal at the far post.The goals galore did not stop, as Tom Craig, in the 16th minute, scored Australia s third goal soon after the start of the second quarter. Craig finished the goal from close range after Matt Dawson and Flynn Ogilvie exchanged one-touch passes on the left side. In the 19th minute, Govers scored his second and the ...

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