Indian Women’s Hockey Team Wins Asian Champions Trophy

They beat China 2-1

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India beat China 2-1 in the 4th Women’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Singapore on November 5. India was tied 1-1 till the last minute when striker Deepika netted them the winning goal from a penalty corner.

The match kept fans on tenterhooks throughout with India leading 1-0 till China’s Zhong Mengling levelled the score in the 44th minute. It was only till the final 20 seconds of the last quarter that Deepika scored the winner. This is a double whammy for Indian Hockey with the men’s team 3-2 win over Pakistan last Sunday in the same tournament.