Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of the Ladies’s Hockey World Cup match between India and China in Amstelveen, Netherlands. This was Netra V taking you thru the motion because it unfolded.
See you all on Thursday as India takes on New Zealand at 11PM IST!
Ladies’s Hockey WC: India held 1-1 by China for second draw
July 7: Ladies’s World Cup, Group B – India vs New Zealand – Wagener Hockey Stadium, Amstelveen – 11PM IST
RECAP: One more error strewn match for India because it drew with China 1-1. Whereas Indian defenders didnt permit China to transform their penalty corners to objectives, they themselves the place in a position to convert just one nook because of Vandana Katariya, their star performer. Vandana equallised the aim scored by Jiali within the half-time by stretching her stick barely to the drag flick of Gurjit Kaur on a penalty nook. She has been the only goal-scorer for India this World Cup. Whereas China leads the Pool B desk with larger variety of objectives scored, India is second and can look ahead to the match between England and New Zealand to alter its plan for its subsequent sport in opposition to New Zealand.
Vandana Katariya, India, Participant of the Match: We play as a staff and win because the staff. We are going to watch clips of the England and New Zealand match and put together for our subsequent match in opposition to NZ.
Cui Qiuxia, China: We hope to transform penalty nook within the subsequent sport and play higher. We are going to attempt our greatest within the subsequent sport
FULL TIME: Scores stage for each groups as they’re one aim every. A sport strewn with alternatives however Zheng Jiali and Vandana Katariya have rather a lot to cheer for. China 1-1 India
15′- China again within the Indian circle. A video referral requested by China. No purpose for umpire to alter purpose and no penalty nook for China.
14′- Misleading run by China as they assault, however fail to cross it and let it go to the sideline.
13′- Two and half minutes left. China and India alternate possession of ball.
12′- PENALTY CORNER FOR CHINA. THEY MISS IT. Good defence by the Indians because the ball goes vast.
10′-CHINA GETS YELLOW CARD. DOWN WITH 10 PLAYERS FOR 5 MINUTES.
9′- Vandana will get the ball, however the Chinese language marking of Indian gamers and intercepting their passes appear to take priority.
8′- India assaults on the left flank, however nothing comes out of it.
6′- India in China’s circle, however intercepted by the Chinese language defence. The gamers appear to be a bit drained with the quick paced nature of the match. Loud cheers from the gang for the Indian eves.
3′- China earns a free hit with their 23m circle. They quickly come in the direction of the Indian facet however are quickly intercepted by the Indian defence.
1′- China’s quick paced assault is intercepted by the Indians because it tries to use the house in left flank.
Vandana does it once more for India as she ranges rating.
15′- YET ANOTHER PENALTY CORNER FOR INDIA. AND ITS A GOAL!!!!! ITS VANDANA KATARIYA AGAIN as she barely touches the ball to equalise the tally.
13′- Sonika will get a inexperienced card as India 10 gamers down. PENALTY CORNER FOR INDIA! A missed likelihood for India as ball touches the foot of penalty nook. India lose referral because the ball touches Indian gamers foot earlier than going out as they lose yet one more PC.
11′ Cautious strategy from China, the shot goes vast off the aim submit as Tiantian is surrounded by Indian defenders whereas putting the ball.
10′- China lobs a shot, lands in Salima’s stick, however China manages to chop by way of and enter the Indian circle.
7′- China but once more with the ball as India tries to defend.
4′- China attacking but once more. Hassle for India, however the ball misses the submit but once more.
3′ PENALTY CORNER FOR CHINA. A drag and miss because it goes previous the submit.
2′- NAVJOT KAUR has been requested to not contact the ball by the referee and is given a inexperienced card. Can China financial institution upon this chance?
China’s defence is a bit tiresome for India as Zheng Jiali scored the only aim of the sport. Regardless of what number of penalty corners India acquired, they did not convert it.
15′- Simply as India finds its tempo and assaults, half-time is known as.
14′- A superb save by Savita, who throws herself to her proper because the ball hits her hockey stick and goes out.
13′- An opportunity for India. Good defence by China’s Bingfeng as goalkeeper Ping comes out of her place. A name for PC for India by the umpire by way of the mic. The sphere umpire doesnt hear it and no penalty nook.
11′- China lobs a shot, and makes it by way of Indian defence as Zheng Jiali hits the ball previous Savita scoring a aim. China 1-0 up.
9′- Penalty nook goes to India, however Chinese language ‘keeper Ping blocked the shot and free hit goes to China. An opportunity misplaced for India.
8′- China asks for a video referral claiming the aim got here out of Jyoti’s physique. They’re appropriate!
5′- Ball lobbed to Sushila. Zhang Xindan with the ball however Indians hovering round her, making it exhausting to cross. India finally ends up intercepting.
3′- China places strain on the Indian circle however Indians reduce by way of the passes and get the ball.
1′- China misses alternative to cross and rises the ball to the air the place no gamers are current.
First quarter is up however no objectives scored. Each groups appear to go gradual of their strategy with no fierce assaults. India holds the ball possession at 52%.
14′- This time whereas utilizing left flank, India heads in the direction of China’s aim submit. Sonika is blocked by the Chinese language defenders and finally ends up giving China the ball.
13′- India and China press exhausting for ball possession as no staff has scored within the final 13 minutes.
10′- Proper flank has at all times been India’s forte to assault as Sharmila Devi strikes ahead however is stopped by the umpire and China receives the ball.
9′- Navneet Kaur tries to attain a aim however Ping blocks it.
7′- Chinese language defenders appear to be concentrating on the Indians as greater than three Chinese language gamers encompass India.
5′- China on the entrance foot. Indians get the free hit as they carry on passing close to their nook.
4′- Indians want to enhance its pace and passing because it holds ball possession.
3′ – Indians with the ball, however intercepted by China.
India Beginning XI: Savita (c)(gk), Gurjit Kaur, Deep Grace Ekka, Sushila Chanu, Nikki Pradhan, Navjot Kaur, Neha, Salima Tete, Vandana Katariya, Navneet Kaur, Lalremsiami
China Beginning XI: Liu Ping (gk), Zhang Ying, Cui Qiuxia, Gu Bingfeng, Ma Ning, Li Jiaqi (c), Chen Yang, Li Hong, Zhang Xiaoxue, Luo Tiantan, Li Hong, Zhang Xindan
8:04PM IST: The groups have entered the sector. The nationwide anthems are being performed.
What occurred of their earlier World Cup match?
The Indians would look to handle their attacking woes and beat world quantity 13 China, who held New Zealand to a 2-2 draw within the different Pool B match. Chief coach Janneke Schopman could be eyeing a extra scientific efficiency from the ahead line, consisting of the likes of Vandana, Lalremsiami and Sharmila.
When was the final time the 2 groups confronted one another?
Going by kind and rankings, world quantity eight India will certainly begin as favourites in opposition to China however complacency is one thing the Savita-led facet would look to keep away from.
It was India who got here out on high within the final two conferences between the 2 sides.
India had thrashed China 7-1 of their first outing within the FIH Professional League tie earlier than profitable the second match of the double-header 2-1 in Muscat, Oman.
Savita Punia (captain), Bichu Devi Kharibam, Deep Grace Ekka (vice-captain), Gurjit Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Udita, Nisha, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Monika, Neha, Jyoti, Navjot Kaur, Sonika, Salima Tete,Vandana Katariya, Lalremsiami, Navneet Kaur, Sharmila Devi, Akshata Abaso Dhekale, Sangita Kumari
Coach- Janneke Schopman
Li Jiaqi (captain), Gu Bingfeng, Zhang Ying, Cui Qiuxia, Gu Yangyan, Ma Ning, Zhang Xindan, Liang Meiyu, Li Hong, Yuan Meng, Chen Yanhua, Zhang Xiaoxue, Zheng Jiali, Wang Na, Yang Haoting, Chen Yang, Luo Tiantian, Liu Ping, Zhong Jiaqi, Li Xinhuan
Coach- Annan Alyson
Its defensive prowess on show within the 1-1 draw in opposition to Olympic bronze medallist England, India would look to plug holes within the attacking division and register its first win of the ladies’s hockey World Cup of their second sport in opposition to China on Tuesday.
The Indians produced a superlative defensive efficiency, spearheaded by skipper and goalkeeper Savita Punia, within the drawn sport in opposition to England within the opening Pool B match on Sunday.
The likes of vice-captain Deep Grace Ekka, Nikki Pradhan, Gurjit Kaur and Udita dished out a wonderful efficiency, denying England a single penalty nook in the complete 60 minutes.
Their solely blemish was the ninth minute aim they conceded when Isabella Petter neatly deflected in a cross from exterior the ‘D’.
Barring that, it was a close to excellent effort from the Indian backline in opposition to England, who fielded virtually the identical set of gamers from the Nice Britain facet that featured in Tokyo Olympics.
Savita, as normal, was good on the aim, making a few high quality saves along with her fast reflexes.
Nevertheless, India have been discovered wanting within the penalty nook conversion as they may rating simply as soon as from the seven PCs they acquired, with Vandana Katariya getting the equaliser from a rebound within the twenty eighth minute.
India additionally created plenty of probabilities in opposition to England however the forwardline did not utilise most of them, barring the equaliser.
Within the 56th minute, Sharmila Devi wasted a golden alternative as she did not get her stick on to a high quality cross from a team-mate.
The place to look at the Ladies’s Hockey World Cup 2022?
The FIH Ladies’s Hockey World Cup 2022 might be telecast on the Star Sports activities 1 TV channel and Disney+ Hotstar.