Women’s Hockey World Cup: India Stops at Draw, India in Playoff

Women's Hockey World Cup: India Stops at Draw, India in Playoff

The Indian women’s hockey team entered the World Cup playoff on Sunday after a 1-1 draw in the United States in their last group match. There are two points in India’s three matches.

Ireland from Pool-B reached the quarter-finals with six points in two matches. At the same time, the hosts are two points in England’s two games and now they will play playoffs too.

In the pool-B match, Paoloino Maguax scored the 11th for the US and India’s captain Rani Rampal scored in the 31st minute.

In this match of ‘Do or Die’, India got three penalty convent in the seventh, 14th and 15th minutes of the first quarter, whose team could not take advantage. At the same time, the United States achieved a 1-0 lead in the 11th minute with a field goal. Paolino Maguques scored this goal for America.

In the second quarter, the US got three penalty conferences in the 18th, 28th and 30th minutes. But his players failed to capitalize on this goal. However, the Indian team could not take advantage of the penalty corners found in the 19th minute and the first half was the US name since 1-0.

India has made a great comeback in the second half. In the 31st minute, the fifth penalty corner was reversed by Captain Rani Rampal, who converted India to a 1-1 draw. India thus ended the third quarter with a 1-1 draw.

The fourth and the decisive quarters became very important for both teams. India got the sixth penalty corner in the 47th minute, which went waste Although Indian players continued their attack.

There was no other goal after this and India kept their place in the playoff by stopping the draw from 1-1 to the United States.

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