Indian ladies’ hockey group verged on winning their first-historically speaking Olympic award yet barely botched the opportunity as they lost the bronze decoration match 3-4 to Great Britain on Friday. India were following 0-2 in the subsequent quarter yet twofold strike from Gurjit Kaur brought them back in the challenge and afterward Vandana Katariya scored to help India take a 3-2 lead at the midway stage. Incredible Britain adjusted in the second from last quarter and afterward scored again right off the bat in the last 15 minutes of the challenge to pivot the bronze award conflict in support of themselves. The Rani Rampal-drove side gave it their all in the last couple of moments yet Great Britain’s protection held their nerves and didn’t allow India any opportunity to even out. In the wake of placing in a lively execution, online media hailed ladies’ hockey group’s mental fortitude. PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter and said “India is pleased” of the group.
“We will consistently recall the incredible presentation of our Women’s Hockey Team at #Tokyo2020. They gave their best all through. Every single individual from the group is honored with astounding mental fortitude, ability and strength. India is glad for this extraordinary group,” PM Modi tweeted.
Indian ladies’ group battling show in the bronze award match drew acclaim from their adversaries Great Britain, who tweeted “What an astonishing game, what an astounding rival @TheHockeyIndia you’ve accomplished something unique at #Tokyo2020 – the following not many years look exceptionally brilliant.”
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan advised the ladies’ group to keep their heads high in the wake of moving everybody in the country with their presentation at the Tokyo Olympics.
“Shock!!! In any case, all motivations to hold our heads high. Very much played Indian Women’s Hockey Team. All of you enlivened everybody in India. That itself is a triumph,” Shah Rukh Khan wrote in his tweet.
India had a troublesome beginning to their mission at the Tokyo Olympics losing their initial three games in the Pool stage. They qualified for the quarterfinals by beating Ireland and South Africa and afterward shocked Australia in the knockout match to book a spot in the semis.