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Indian junior eves draw 2-2 with New Zealand, lose series 0-3

India's junior women's hockey team played out a 2-2 draw against hosts New Zealand but lost the six-match Test series 0-3 at at the TET Multisports Centre in Stratford, New Zealand.

Indian junior eves draw 2-2 with New Zealand, lose series 0-3

New Delhi: India's junior women's hockey team played out a 2-2 draw against hosts New Zealand but lost the six-match Test series 0-3 at at the TET Multisports Centre in Stratford, New Zealand.

According to information received here, there was plenty of action right from the beginning as both the teams adopted an attacking approach.

Both India and New Zealand made desperate efforts and gave each other a tough fight to score the opening goal until Felicity Reidy of the home team made the breakthrough to give her side a 1-0 lead.

India's Lilima Minz immediately responded and drew parity with a field goal.

The Indian girls then snatched a 2-1 lead through Navjot Kaur.

But two yellow cards and a green card proved costly for India as Deanna Ritchie managed to level the scores for New Zealand through a penalty corner conversion New Zealand.

India played out three draws and lost three matches in the series.  

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