With a winning determination, the Indian girls started the second half by immediately setting off their attack on the opponents. During a penalty corner opportunity in the 42nd minute of the game, with India’s Jaspreet Kaur making the stroke only to be saved by the Scottish goalie Gibson.
The Indian efforts finally showed a result when Anupama Barla sneaked in a field goal in the 53rd minute of the game and took the lead on the game by 1-0. It was quickly followed by a penalty corner conversion by
N. Kidd in the 55th minute, equalized the score at 1-1. However, Scotland’s joy
was short lived as the Indians took the lead back in the 57th with Poonam
Rani striking another field goal and marking 2-1 as the final score of the
The final scores stood at 2-1 depicting a fifth place finish for the Indian Women’s Hockey Team in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
HI Press release and photos