Muscat: India defeated China 2-1 for the second time in the Women’s Pro Hockey League 2021-22, continuing their dominance in the tournament. Gurjit Kaur scored a brace to ensure India today’s victory in Muscat. Monika was named the Player of the Match.
Great drag flick by Gurjit Kaur put India in the lead by 1-0 at the very beginning of the match. Until half time, the score remained the same. Although China made a strong start to the second quarter, it was not enough to startle India.
China equalized India as Shumin scored for the team in the third quarter.
As a result, the fourth quarter began on a tense note, as it was the deciding element in the match’s result. Gurjit Kaur, Indian lady, scored another again to put India in the lead on the 49th minute of the match.
49' | GOAL! It is Gurjit Kaur, who gets her second goal of the game and helps up get ahead in the game. 💙
The penalty corner has been rifled past the Chinese keeper and we hold the advantage again. 🙌
— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) February 1, 2022
India won the match by 2-1 against China. The Indian squad put yet another strong performance in the tournament, winning back-to-back victories against China. When the two sides met the other day, India thrashed China by a score of 7-1.