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Women’s hockey: Rani scored on her return as India beat South Africa by 5. beat by 1

Women’s hockey: Rani scored on her return as India beat South Africa by 5. beat by 1

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Rani, who returned to the team after playing against Belgium in the FIH Women’s Hockey Pro League 2021-22 in June last year, scored the first goal in the 12th minute. After this Monika (20th), Navneet Kaur (24th), Gurjeet Kaur (25th) and Sangeeta Kumari (30th) scored the goals. India had 5 by halftime. had an edge of 0

Cape Town. Rani Rampal made her return to the national team and scored a goal to help the Indian women’s hockey team beat South Africa 5-1 in the first Test of the four-match series. Rani, who returned to the team after playing against Belgium in the FIH Women’s Hockey Pro League 2021-22 in June last year, scored the first goal in the 12th minute. After this Monika (20th), Navneet Kaur (24th), Gurjeet Kaur (25th) and Sangeeta Kumari (30th) scored the goals. India had 5 by halftime. There was a gain of 0. Captain Kanita Bobbs scored the lone goal for South Africa in the 44th minute.

The second match will be played on Tuesday night. Midfielder Vaishnavi Phalke, who captained the Indian junior team in the Unifer Under-23 Five Nations tournament last year, made her senior team debut. India started aggressively and took the lead in the first quarter itself when Rani converted a penalty corner. In the second quarter, the Indian team looked more dangerous and Monika scored in the 20th minute. Four minutes later, Navneet tripled India’s lead with a goal. A minute later, Gurjeet scored on a penalty stroke. Sangeeta scored just before half time.

Disclaimer:Prabhasakshi has not edited this news. This news has been published from PTI-language feed.



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