Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
keyboard_arrow_down
Login
exit_to_app
Two mind-sets: one here,  the other there
access_time 2021-01-20T13:57:46+05:30
What is Halal? Market strategies and controversy
access_time 2021-01-19T15:54:19+05:30
Arnabs chats cannot be ignored
access_time 2021-01-18T11:33:12+05:30
Women and girls need to be safe
access_time 2021-01-15T15:08:45+05:30
DEEP READAll arrow_drop_down
exit_to_app
Homechevron_rightSportschevron_rightWomens hockey: India A ...

Women's hockey: India A beat France A in 3rd match

text_fields
bookmark_border
Womens hockey: India A beat France A in 3rd match
cancel

Lucknow: India A women's hockey team defeated France A 2-0 in the third match at the Padma Shri Mohammad Shahid Synthetic Hockey Stadium here on Tuesday.

The hosts were helped by goals from local girl Mumtaz Khan (42nd minute) and Sharmila Devi (60th), with both scoring two well-crafted field goals to give their team another victory in the four-match series.

The match saw the visitors dominate in the opening minutes, but the Indian defence made sure that they did not score the first goal.

With two goal-less quarters having passed, it was the Indian women who broke the deadlock in the 42nd minute. Lucknow's very own young striker Mumtaz Khan registered her name on the score-sheet as she produced a very calm finish under pressure to give her team a 1-0 lead.

The French had several chances, but could not get past India's goalkeeper Bichu Devi Kharibam.

Some reflex saves from the Indian shot-stopper meant that India took their lead into the last quarter.

The eventful last quarter saw both teams vie for the next goal, but eventually it was the hosts who were successful, scoring another field goal in the last minute of the match to extend their lead to 2-0, and take the third Match.

Show Full Article
TAGS:
Web Title - Women's hockey: India A beat France A in 3rd match
Next Story