India vs Australia Women’s Hockey, Semi-final, Commonwealth Games 2022: IND Lose 3-0 Against Aussies In Shoot-out; The Indian women’s hockey team played a high octane match and booked a place in the semifinal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after defeating Canada 3-2 on Wednesday. The challenge is much bigger now as India will battle it out against Australia for a place in the final. Salima Tete (3′), Navneet Kaur (22′) and Lalremsiami (51′) found the back of the net for India and will look .to replicate their peformance in the semi-final. The Indian team got off to an aggressive start and earned a Penalty Corner in the third minute of the match. Navneet Kaur produced a fantastic ball from the left flank and Salima Tete tapped the ball into the goal to help India take a 1-0 lead in the match. Vandana Katariya made a great run through the left flank, but she couldn’t find a way to extend India’s lead.Also Read - CWG 2022: Aussie Swimmer Emma McKeon Has Won More Gold Than 56 Countries
The Indian Women’s Hockey Team continued to put pressure on their opponents and went into the first break with the lead in their hands. Also Read - PR Sreejesh Disappointed After India's 7-1 Loss to Australia, Says We Didn't Win Silver, We Lost Gold
India rode on the momentum and held most of the ball possession at the start of the second half. In the 22nd minute, Lalremsiami carried out a spectacular pass from the right flank to Navneet, who struck the ball into the goal to help India extend their lead at 2-0. Also Read - Highlights Commonwealth Games 2022, CWG Medal Tally: Team India Sign Off With 61 Medals
However, soon after, Brienne Stairs converted a Penalty Corner in the 23rd minute and kept Canada in the game.
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