India draw with Canada in Test series` final match

New Delhi: The series already won, India`s
women`s hockey team played out a 2-2 draw against Canada in
the final match of the four-Test event at UBC Wright Field,
Vancouver on Monday.

Visitors had won the India-Canada Cup 2-0 having beaten
the hosts in the opening and third game of the series while
the second match was drawn.

India started the match on an attacking note and earned a
penalty corner in the 11th minute which was superbly converted
by skipper Surinder Kaur.

Two minutes later, Canada restored parity through a
penalty corner conversion by Diane Roemer.

India took the lead in the 24th minute when Saba Anjum
slammed in from a fast counter-attack.

India led 2-1 at half time.

After lemon break, Canada held the ball well and had a
lot of possession but were unable to convert until the 50th
minute when Roemer scored again through a penalty corner.

In the last 10 minutes, both the teams played at a high
pace but were unable to break the deadlock.

India will now fly to Germany tomorrow to feature in the
Four-Nations tournament at Essen from June 25-27. The other
teams in the field are Germany, Australia and Ireland.



By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link