The Punjab-born goalkeeper has 103 international caps to his name
Led by star drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh, the Indian team had made a shock last-16 exit in the World Cup held in January.
Reid, on Monday, resigned from his position following India's early ouster from the showpiece, jointly hosted by Rourkela and Bhubaneswar.
While the Kalinga Hockey Stadium hosted the FIH World Cup in 2018, the newly-constructed Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela caught the imagination of the hockey fraternity for its huge seating capacity.
Craig Fulton, who has nearly 25 years of coaching experience, replaces Australian Graham Reid, who quit after India's dismal show in the World Cup.
The two sides were locked 3-3 at the end of regulation time of the thrilling final before Germany eventually won 5-4 in sudden death in front of a packed Kalinga Stadium.
This jump means that India have now moved ahead of hockey powerhouse Australia, who dropped to fifth.
Brinkman struck in the 35th and 40th minutes while penalty corner expert Jip Janssen scored the other goal for Netherlands in the 33rd minute.
With around 60 per cent ball possession, the home side had 14 shots at goal as against nine by South Africa.
After winning a silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, Belgium went on to win the 2018 World at the same venue in Bhubaneswar and then clinched gold in the Tokyo...
India lost the crossover match to New Zealand and failed to make the quarter-finals after going down 4-5 in sudden death.
Pakistan, Australia and Germany have won back-to-back titles in the past and Belgium would seek to achieve that feat and defend their title.
Reigning Olympic champions Belgium and the Dutch were locked 2-2 in regulation time at the Kalinga Stadium.
Peillat scored from penalty corners in the 43rd, 52nd and 59th minutes, while 'Player of the Match' Niklas Wellen (60th) struck with just a few seconds left in...
India, who had made a shock exit from the showpiece event after losing to New Zealand in their crossover match, played their best game but it came too late in...
Germany won the penalty shootout 4-3 to set up a semi-final clash against Australia on Friday.
The four top-ranked sides expectedly made it to the semifinals of the FIH Men's World Cup but with little separating Australia, Germany, Netherlands and...
Germany struck in the 58th and 59th minutes through captain Mats Grambusch and his younger brother Tom to take the quarterfinal match to the penalty shootout.
Goentgen was immediately taken off the field for medical attention.
World No.1 Australia came back from two goals down to beat Spain 4-3, while defending champions Belgium fended off a spirited challenge from New Zealand to...
Jeremy Hayward struck twice from the penalty corner as title favourites Australia eked out a narrow 4-3 win over Spain and enter their 12th straight semifinals...
The South Koreans won 3-2 in the penalty shootout after the two sides were locked 5-5 in regulation time in an entertaining and high-scoring crossover match at...
India lost to New Zealand in their crossover match on Sunday in the penalty shootout after the two sides were locked 3-3 at the end of regulation time.
The choice of adjectives from the veteran coach and former Australia international was indicative of the struggle of his wards in this World Cup.
India, ranked sixth in the world, produced a below-par performance, allowing New Zealand to claw back into the match after taking a 2-0 lead in the first half.