The Indian ladies’ hockey group prearranged history on Monday by fitting the bill for the Olympic Games elimination rounds interestingly, beating three-time champions Australia by a singular objective. A day after the Indian men’s group entered the Olympic elimination rounds following a 49-year hole, the world no.9 ladies side additionally entered the set of experiences books with an extraordinarily abrasive presentation. Coming into the match, the chances were absolutely against India as world no.2 Australia, a powerful unbeaten adversary, anticipated them in the last four rounds.
Be that as it may, still up in the air to make a statement, delivered a solid and valiant execution to squeeze out the restricted win over the Hockeyroos.
Drag-glint Gurjit Kaur adapted to the situation when it made a difference and changed over India’s solitary punishment corner in the 22nd moment to astound the Australians.
India’s best presentation in the Olympics returned way in the 1980 Moscow Games where they completed fourth out of six groups.
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In that release of the Games, ladies’ hockey made its presentation in the Olympics and the game was played in a cooperative configuration with top two groups fitting the bill for the last.
The Rani Rampal-drove side will play Argentina in the elimination round on Wednesday.