Amstelveen: In the current Women’s Hockey World Cup series, the Indian team lost 3-4 against the New Zealand team in the group stage. However, India’s chances of playing in the quarter-finals are still alive.
The 15th Women’s Hockey World Cup series is being held in Netherlands and Spain. A total of 16 teams are participating in it. This series started on the 1st and will continue till the 17th. Indian team played in ‘B’ division.
In the first round, India finished with a draw against England and China. However, in the last match, they lost to New Zealand by 3-4. So the Chinese and Indian teams got equal points. However, India finished third in the first round, ahead of China on goal difference.
As a result it has now qualified to play in the pre-quarter-final round of cross-over. India will face Spain in this cross-over match on the 10th. If they win, India will meet Australia in the quarter-finals.