Haryana beat Jharkhand 3-1 to win women`s hockey gold

Updated: Feb 25, 2011, 21:47 PM IST

Ranchi: Haryana defeated Jharkhand 3-1 in the women`s hockey final to pick up gold medal in the 34th National Games here on Friday.

Dominating the proceedings in front of a capacity crowd, Joydeep Kaur put Haryana into lead in the second minute through a brilliant penalty corner shot.

Barely two minutes later, Surinder Kaur made it 2-0 for the winners.

Ten minutes into the second half, Kanti Baa pulled one back that saw the game once again liven up till Surinder Kaur scored her second goal in the 51st minute through a marvelous penalty corner strike to increase the lead to 3-1.

PTI