The Indian Women’s Hockey Team begins their campaign against Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) on Thursday. Women’s hockey team made a great start in the five-match series. The team beat Malaysia with 3-0 in the first match. Vandana gave two goals while Lalremsiami scored one goal. The second match of the series will be played on 6th April. Malaysia started a good start in the match. They got a penalty corner in the third minute, but the hosts could not score. There was no goal in the first quarter by Malaysia.
Vandana scored in the 17th minute to give the Indian team a 1-0 lead. In the 38th minute, Lalremsiami scored goals and scored the score 2-0. After this, the Indian team dominated the match. A few seconds before the match ended, Vandana scored her second goal and gave the team an unbeatable 3-0 lead.
The Indian Eves' senior-most campaigner, Vandana, ran rampant in the opening match of their Malaysian tour netting two swashbuckling strikes. How many goals will she end up scoring in this bilateral series?#IndiaKaGame #MASvIND pic.twitter.com/2A32lyoabM
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Malaysia won three penalty corners in the match, but the team could not took the advantage to score a single goal. This is an important series for the Indian team before the Olympic qualification tournament. Many young players have got place in the team.