Women's team continues winning run on South African tour

The Indian women’s hockey team continued its winning streak on its tour of South Africa by routing the Scotland national team 5-0 here.

All five goals were scored in the second half.   -  Hockey India

The Indian women’s hockey team continued its winning streak on its tour of South Africa by routing the Scotland national team 5-0 here.

The first period of the match started with the Indian eves looking for an early goal but the Scottish defence refused to give away any clear shot at goal.

The Scottish girls tried to make a comeback in the second period but the Indians refused to give away any ball possession as both the sides failed to break the deadlock at the halfway stage.

The third period started with the Indian team looking determined to score. The breakthrough came in the 37th minute when Rani scored from a penalty corner.

Rani soon made it 2-0 for India with another penalty corner conversion in the 42nd minute before Deepika made it 3-0 in the 45th minute through a field strike.

India continued in the same vein and scored their fourth goal which came from the sticks of Anuradha Devi Thokchom in the 54th minute. Gurjit Kaur rounded off tally for India when she scored the fifth goal a penalty corner in the penultimate minute of the match.