India women’s hockey team settles 3-1 series win over South Korea team


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Indian women’s hockey team played out a 1-1 draw against hosts South Korea in the last game to win the five-match series 3-1 in Seoul on Sunday.

Both the teams scored a goal each in the final quarter of the match to share the honours.

It was Vandana Katariya who gave India the lead in the 48th minute but the visitors’ joy was cut short when South Korea’s Bomi Kim (50′) scored the equaliser two minutes later.

It was an impressive phase in the match for the visitors as they created a few chances but could not be effective in their finishing.

It was in the 41st minute that the World No.10 side was awarded their first penalty corner of the match, however, South Korea’s Mijin Han made a crucial save to deny the Indians as the scores remained locked at 0-0.

In the last quarter, India took the lead as a forward pass from skipper Rani Rampal was shot into the goal by Vandana.

however, the lead was short-lived as South Korea scored a field goal in the 50th minute through Bomi Kim to draw parity.

In the last 10 minutes both the teams attacked in search of the winner but in vain.


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