Beauty Dungdung scored a superb hat-trick because the Indian junior ladies’s hockey workforce defeated Chile 5-Three to finish a extremely profitable return to the game on the Prince of Wales Country Club.
On a day which additionally noticed the Indian senior ladies’s hockey workforce in motion within the earlier push-back, the Indian junior eves on Sunday have been concerned in a high-scoring encounter with Beauty Dungdung (29′, 38′, 52′), Lalrindiki (14′) and Sangita Kumari (30′) scoring the targets for the guests. Chile’s targets have been scored by Simone Avelli (10′), Paula Sanz (25′) and Fernanda Arrieta (49′).
The match began with Chile retaining a lot of the possession and scoring within the 10th minute as Simone Avelli was on the tip of an ideal go to attain the hosts’ opening purpose. However, India struck again simply 4 minutes later as ahead Lalrindiki discovered herself in the fitting spot on the proper time to attain the equaliser within the 14th minute.
The hosts have been then offered with an excellent alternative to revive their benefit as they have been awarded a penalty nook within the 25th minute. It was Paula Sanz who stepped as much as execute it, and was profitable in doing so, thereby giving Chile a 2-1 lead.
Despite the setback, India continued to combat again, and dominated proceedings within the latter levels of the second quarter, and scored twice in two minutes to show the sport round.
First, it was Dungdung within the 29th minute who completed off a phenomenal workforce transfer to make it 2-2, after which Sangita Kumari noticed her shot hit the again of the goalposts, which made it 3-2 in India’s favour. The guests then took management of the match within the final two quarters, conserving possession, and initiating swift attacking strikes to construct strain on their opponents.
The strain did lastly repay within the 38th minute as Dungdung added a second to her title, and India’s fourth purpose. However, Chile’s junior eves made use of a penalty nook within the 49th minute to tug a purpose again by way of Fernanda Arrieta, and make for a nervy end to the sport.
But India’s younger weapons didn’t go away any room for a Chilean comeback, as they added a fifth purpose to their tally within the 52nd minute by way of Beauty Dungdung, who accomplished an outstanding hat-trick of targets, and gave India a reasonably comfy 5-Three win of their opening match of the Chile tour.