Commonwealth Games 2022, Highlights: India Win Bronze In Women’s Hockey With 1-0 Win vs New Zealand


Commonwealth Games 2022, India vs New Zealand, Women’s Hockey Bronze Medal Match, Highlights: India beat New Zealand 2-1 in penalty shootout to win bronze medal in women’s hockey at the ongoing Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Earlier, New Zealand had equalized the score with 17 just seconds to go in the match and hence the match progressed into penalty shootout. Earlier, India were leading 1-0 against New Zealand after the end of the 3rd quarter in the ongoing bronze medal match in the ongoing Commonwealth Games. After the first quarter, the scoreline remained 0-0 but Salima Tete opened the scoring in the 2nd quarter. It seemed like New Zealand equalized in the 3rd quarter but India decided for a referral and it paid off as the goal did not stand. Savita Punia and co had suffered a heartbreaking loss in the semi-finals against Australia. The match stirred a huge controversy after the “clock error”. However, India will look to put this beside them and aim for a bronze medal.

Here are the Highlights from Women’s Hockey, Bronze Medal match between India and New Zealand

3:10PM:INDIA WIN BRONZE!! India beat New Zealand 2-1 in shootout to win the bronze medal.

3:05 PM:India take the lead in shootout! 2-1 ahead! The name to the rescue!

3:04 PM: India level the scores!! 1-1

3:02 PM:India drew a blank in their first attempt! New Zealand with a 1-0 lead!

3:01 PM:New Zealand 1-0 up in the shootout!

2:54PM:Match enters penalty shootout!! New Zealand equalized with just 17 seconds left! Penalty stroke came to New Zealand’s rescue and now the penalty shootout beckons!

2:48PM:Final 5 minutes remaining, India still 1-0 ahead. Savita Punia and Co close in on bronze medal.

2:42 PM:INDIA GETS A PENALTY CORNER! Can they make it count?

2:41 PM:A golden chance goes begging for India. Navneet Kaur had the best chance to make it 2-0, but the angle did not allow her to have a clear strike.

2:39PM:Final 10 minutes left in the match! India still 1-0 ahead.

2:34PM:Fourth quarter begins! Final 15 minutes, exciting action on the cards!

2:33 PM:Third quarter ends! India hold onto 1-0 lead.

2:31 PM:It seemed like New Zealand got the equaliser! But India reviewed it and the goal did not stand! Big reprieve for India! India hold onto 1-0 lead.

2:24 PM:New Zealand are still searching for the equaliser! India firmly with the advantage.

2:15 PM:Third quarter begins! Can India hold on?

2:12 PM:Can India hold on now? 1-0 lead, and Savita Punia and co just need to hold their nerves in order to win the bronze medal match! Exciting half is ahead of us!

2:04 PM:Second quarter ends! India are 1-0 ahead courtesy Salima Tete. Pressure on New Zealand now.

2:01 PM:GOAL!! India Scores! Salima Tete brings here A game and India go 1-0 ahead!

1:55 PM:India forwards are trying their best to register the first goal of the game, but so far, New Zealand defenders have been up to the task. Scoreline 0-0 in the 2nd quarter

1:49PM:Second quarter begins! India aims to take the lead and put pressure on New Zealand.

1:46PM:First quarter ends! Scoreline 0-0! India got most of the chances in the first quarter, but failed to capitalise!

1:44 PM:Salima Tete almost puts India in the lead! But the ball just misses the goal post by a whisker!

1:43 PM:Sangeeta Kumari was at the top of her game, she saw the move really nicely, but it takes a deflection from the New Zealand defender’s stick! And scoreline remains 0-0

1:41 PM:New Zealand fail to capitalize!! Scoreline 0-0! India can breathe a sigh of relief!

1:40 PM:New Zealand were inches away from scoring! But Indian defenders were up to the task! Just as we speak, New Zealand have gotten a penalty corner!

1:38 PM:Both teams are fighting it out, not willing to give an inch. Scoreline still remains 0-0

1:32 PM:Match on the go!!! The first quarter has begun. Scoreline 0-0 for now

1:30 PM:Action about to begin. Can India win the bronze medal?

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1:25 PM:Both teams are out in the middle. Time for national anthems!!

1:21 PM:The match will start at 1:30 PM IST. Team India will look to put the semi-final loss against Australia behind them and aim for glory against New Zealand in the bronze medal match.

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