India Beat Malaysia in Asian Champions Trophy Women's Hockey

Updated: 01 November 2016 18:49 IST

Poonam Rani scored a field goal in the seventh minute before Deepika doubled India's lead with a successful penalty corner conversion in the 45th minute to give India a 2-0 win over Malaysia

India Beat Malaysia in Asian Champions Trophy Womens Hockey
India cruised to a comfortable win vs Malaysia courtesy of goals from Poonam Rani and Deepika. © NDTV

Singapore:

India defeated Malaysia 2-0 to remain firmly in contention for a place in the final of the five-nation Asian Champions Trophy women's hockey tournament in Singapore on Tuesday.

Poonam Rani scored a field goal in the seventh minute before Deepika doubled India's lead with a successful penalty corner conversion in the 45th minute.

This win helped Neil Hawgood-coached India to take seven points from three matches. They had earlier drawn Japan 2-2 before beating South Korea 3-2.

The world No.12 team will face No.8 China in their final round-robin contest on Friday.

The top two teams at the end of the round-robin stage will directly qualify for the final, while the third and the fourth best teams will play the bronze medal encounter on Saturday.

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Highlights
  • India beat Malaysia 2-0 in Asian Champions Trophy women's hockey
  • Poonam Rani and Deepika scored for India
  • India will next face China on Friday
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