India played a gritty game against the reigning world champions to steal a worthy win in the third and final match after drawing the opening Test and then losing out in the second.
With the score reading 3-2 at the final whistle, the match moved into the penalty shoot out to decide the winner of the series, which was tied at 1-1. The shoot-out saw a reverse of the match score as Australia won it 3-2.
Luck was on VR Raghunath's side when his solid drag flick took a deflection took a deflection and beat the Australian goalkeeper.
Raghunath has been India's best man in the series with three goals. The veteran drag flick specialist has scored 12 goals from penalty corners in 31 matches this year.
India went into the third quarter with a 1-0 lead. Australia equalized through Trent Mitton's 36th minute field goal which was his his first successful strike of the series.

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