Indian women’s hockey team lose by 1-2 to NZ

Auckland, Jan 27:
The Indian women’s hockey team lost by 1-2 to New Zealand in its second match of the ongoing tour here today.
The Indians had earlier defeated New Zealand Development squad 4-0 in the opening match of the tour.
New Zealand started the game on an attacking note and earned a penalty corner early in the first quarter and the chance was brilliantly converted by Megan Hull in the third minute of the match.
India drew parity when young Salima Tete converted a penalty corner in the dying minutes of the first quarter.
The visitors matched New Zealand in the second and third quarters but a defensive error in the final 15 minutes cost India dearly as they concede a penalty stroke, and Megan Hull made no mistake from the spot. (PTI)