India had a disappointing start on the sixth day of the Tokyo Olympics. UK women's team defeated Indian women's team 4-1 in hockey.
India had a disappointing start on the sixth day of the Tokyo Olympics. UK women's team defeated Indian women's team 4-1 in hockey. This is the third consecutive defeat for the Indian women's hockey team at the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian women's hockey team has so far been disappointed in the Tokyo Olympics. Earlier in the previous two matches, India lost 0 -2 to Germany, while the Netherlands defeated Team India 5-1.
Shortly after the start of today's game in the 2nd minute, England's Hannah Martin scored a goal to give a 1-0 lead. Britain got a penalty corner in the 10th minute of the first quarter, which the team failed to score. Meanwhile, India got a penalty corner in the 12th minute but India also could not capitalize on this opportunity.
However, at the beginning of the second quarter, England put India under complete pressure by scoring another goal. Hannah scored her second goal in the 19th minute. India bounced back and Sharmila Devi scored the first goal in the 23rd minute.
Hard fought match for #TeamIndia as we go down against Great Britain. Sharmila Devi scored the solitary goal for us.— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) July 28, 2021
India - 1
Great Britain - 4
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During this, the Indian women's hockey team was constantly lagging behind. For Britain, Lille Oslo scored in the 42nd minute to extend the team's lead to 3-1. Although the Indian team tried to make a comeback several times during the match but failed. In the 57th minute, Grace Balsden scored a goal to cement Britain's victory. In this way, the British team trampled India 4-1 in this match.