India secured their place in the men's and women's finals as action resumed today at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic hockey test event.
In the men's event, Mandeep Singh bagged a hat-trick to help India to a 6-3 win over hosts Japan at the Oi Hockey Stadium, newly-built for next year's Games.
Singh found the target in the ninth, 29th and 30th minutes, while team mates Nilakanta Sharma, Nilam Xess and Gurjant Singh also got their names on the scoresheet.
Kentaro Fukuda, Kenta Tanaka and Kazuma Murata scored the goals for Japan.
Tomorrow will see India battle it out for glory with table toppers New Zealand, who made it three wins out of three in the round robin by beating Malaysia 3-1.
Japan will go up against Malaysia in the third-place play-off.
A 0-0 draw with China was enough for India's women to finish at the summit of their four-team round-robin table.
The runners-up spot and the second place in the final went to Japan, who drew 2-2 with Australia.
India finished on five points, while Japan and China both ended on four with the two teams split by virtue of goals scored.
Japan scored five goals to China's four across their three matches.
China and Australia will contest the third-place play-off.
The tournament is part of the "Ready Steady Tokyo" test event series for next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.