The Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams remained unchanged at fourth and 10th spot respectively in the FIH rankings released on Wednesday.
Australia moved to the top of the men’s world rankings with 2513.67 points after a string of victories over New Zealand, both in the FIH Hockey Pro League and an FIH sanctioned test series.
The Kookaburras dethroned Belgium (2449.67 points) from the top spot with the European side dropping to second position after taking the bronze medal in the EuroHockey Championships in Amstelveen.
The Netherlands’ European title victory in Amstelveen has seen it strengthen its hold on third place, moving onto 2355.13 points.
India remains fourth (2223.45), with fifth placed Germany (2163.57) having closed the gap on it thanks to a fine silver medal winning performance at the Euros.
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