Women’s hockey team lose again in practice match

DHAKA, Bangladesh women's hockey team again went down a 0-6 goal defeat to visiting Sports Authority of India (SAI) national women's hockey team in the second practice match of the six-match series held today (Thursday) at Moulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium here.

In the day's match, Shakshi opened an account for India in the 8th minute while Gayetri Kinan doubled the lead in the 25th minute of the match.

Monisha Chaoutian scored the third goal for India in the 27th minute while she scored her seventh and fourth goal for the team in the 29th minute of the match.

Lalruatfeli scored the fifth goal for the visiting side in the 36th minute while Lotia Meri completed the winners' tally scoring the sixth goal 41st minute of the match.

Earlier, Bangladesh suffered a 0-6 goal defeat to SAI national women's hockey team in the first practice match.

Bangladesh will play the third practice match tomorrow (Friday) at the same venue.

The remaining three matches between the two sides will be held on August 25, 26 and 28.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)