Indian Jr. Women Hockey Team Lost the Match Against Sr. Women Team Ireland

May 28, 2019

Before the start of Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations Tournament, the team India was scheduled to play two matches. The first match was with Sr. Women Team Ireland, which the Jr. Team India played very well but unfortunately lost with a score IND 1-4 IRE.

Below are the highlights of the match:

Quarter 1 – The first quarter started with both the teams looking out for the ways to score a goal first. However, the team Ireland did it early in the 7th minute making the score IND 0-1 IRE.

Quarter 2 – Again the team Ireland got the PC to strengthen their lead but saved by team India’s goalkeeper Bichu Devi. India juniors, along with playing defensive gave great shots but missed, and the score at the end of the first half remained the same at IND 0-1 IRE.

Quarter 3 – In the third quarter, Sharmila of team India finally managed to score the first goal by giving a brilliant shot and equalizing the score. In the next minutes, PC was awarded to team India to strengthen the lead but missed. In the last minutes, team Ireland gave another shot at the goal and made it with another back to back goal and made the score IND 1-3 IRE at the end of the third quarter.

Quarter 4 – In the last quarter, again, the team Ireland got the PC, and there was another goal. Team India played well but missed the match this time at a score IND 1-4 IRE.

The Jr. team will play the second match against Jr. Women Team Canada on 29th May 20:30 hrs (IST).

Keep watching this space for the further updates of the matches.

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