The Super Series is an effort to make Hockey more TV-firendly and interesting by changing the rules to allow more goals, and fast games. Here are the tournament facts, format and rules.
- Host: Australia
Duration: 20-23 Oct, 2011
Matches: 4 each (20,21,22 Oct), 3 with final (23 Oct)
Venue: Perth Hockey Stadium, Australia
Format: 3 days of Round matches decide the finalists for final day
Participating Nations: Australia, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, New Zealand (Part of Commonwealth Nations group)
- Each match of two halves of 15 minutes each, with 5 minutes break.
A playing team comprises of 9 players.
1 player stays in attacking half.
Unlimited substitution allowed any time without breaking the speed of game.
Penalty corner will have 4 players attacking and 3 players defending, including the goalkeeper.
Penlaty stroke is 1:1.
Goal Size is increased to 1 meter.