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Confident Indian Women's team will take on Ireland on Thursday

Confident Indian Women's team will take on Ireland on Thursday

London (England), July 25 (UNI) After a valiant start to their campaign at the Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup London where the Indian Women's Hockey Team drew 1-1 with hosts and World No 2 England, the Rani-led squad will take on Ireland in their second Pool B match on Thursday here at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Stadium.



A surprise win was possible for the Indian side on Saturday when they took on the Olympic Champions with all their might and continued to lead 1-0 after Neha Goyal had struck in the 25th minute for India, a defensive lapse in countering PC saw India concede a late goal in the 54th minute through Lily Owsley.

Though India settled for a draw, the team skipper Rani is happy with her team's performance that held their own in front of a packed stadium cheering for the home team.

"I think it was a great match, a good start for us. There are so many positives that we can draw from that match which will help us in the upcoming matches in the tournament. I don't think we surprised with our performance because we have done well against England in the past and this time we went for a win," stated an assertive Rani.

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22 Sep 2018 | 10:35 PM

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Maisnam and Kiran win BS U-19 semis in contrasting styles

22 Sep 2018 | 10:15 PM

Chandigarh, Sept 22 (UNI) Ninth seed Maisnam Meiraba from Manipur and second seed Kiran George from Kerala recorded victories in contrasting styles in the boys under-19 singles semi-finals of the Yonex-Sunrise All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2018 at the Sector 43 Badminton Hall here today.

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India-Pakistan cricket match on International Day of Peace

22 Sep 2018 | 10:09 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, SEPT 22 (UNI) Winning and losing was not on the scoreboard as the 10-over each side cricket match was organized and played for 'Peace' on the International Day of Peace 'Peace Day' at West Park, Carmel here.

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FC Goa unveil new look for Hero ISL 2018-19 season

22 Sep 2018 | 9:39 PM

Panaji, Sep 22 (UNI) FC Goa on Saturday launched their official new home kit for the Hero ISL 2018-19 season at an event held at Bambolim Athletic Stadium near the city.

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Upbeat Bengal go up against Tripura in Vijay Hazare Trophy tomorrow

22 Sep 2018 | 9:34 PM

Kolkata, Sep 22 (UNI) After an impressive start to the season Bengal will hope to continue
the winning momentum against Tripura in their second Elite group C match of Vijay Hazare
Trophy at MA Chindambaram Stadium tomorrow.

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