Commonwealth Games 2018: India Bounce Back With Resounding Win Over Malaysia In Women's Hockey

Updated: 06 April 2018 13:34 IST

This is the first victory of the campaign for India who now have three points from two matches. They were shocked 2-3 by Wales in their campaign opener on Thursday.

Commonwealth Games 2018: India Bounce Back With Resounding Win Over Malaysia In Womens Hockey
India beat Malaysia 4-1 in the women's hockey match at CWG 2018. © Hockey India

India trounced Malaysia 4-1 in a Group A match of the women's hockey competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) on Friday. Gurjit Kaur (6th, 39th minutes), Rani (56th) and Lalremsiami (59th) scored for India, while Rashid Nuraini (38th) reduced the margin for Malaysia.

This is the first victory of the campaign for India who now have three points from two matches. They were shocked 2-3 by Wales in their campaign opener on Thursday.

There are tougher tests ahead for the Indian women as they are scheduled to face England and South Africa in their later group matches.

(With inputs from IANS)

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Topics mentioned in this article India Women Hockey CWG 2018
Highlights
  • India beat Malaysia 4-1
  • Gurjit Kaur scored a brace for India
  • This is the first victory of the campaign for India
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