The changes included goals a meter (three feet) wider than regulation, two 15-minute halves, reduced from 35 minutes per half and more.
The Indian women`s hockey team got its act together after being on the backfoot in the first half to force a 1-1 draw against hosts Australia in the Lanco International Super Series on Friday.
Traditional rivals India and Pakistan are best-suited for hockey`s new nine-a-side format, Hockey 9`s which will make its debut with the LANCO International Super Series in Perth from October 20-23, said it`s mastermind Ric Charlesworth.
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Showbiz World - April 25, 2015