Indian women play 0-0 draw with Spain in hockey test series

Indian women's team played out a goal-less draw against Spain in the first hockey test series here on Sunday.

Indian women play 0-0 draw with Spain in hockey test series

Valencia, Spain: Indian women's team played out a goal-less draw against Spain in the first hockey test series here on Sunday.

The series is in preparation for the FIH World League Round 2 to be held in New Delhi from March 7-15.

The opening game of the series today was also the debut match for Punam Barla and Renuka Yadav for India.

Opening the game on high, Indian women put in all efforts to find gaps in opponents' defence and score for their side.

Spain, on the other hand, looked solid in defence and their strikers made some good moves.

Indian women had a couple of good scoring chances, both being field goal opportunities, but failed to convert them. The Indian women with their strong defence and coordination ensured that all efforts to score by Spain were thwarted.

The next game of the series will be played tomorrow.

During the fifteen day tour, the Indian team will also play two matches with Dutch hockey clubs GCHC and HDM, besides another two with Germany.

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