Hockey World Cup 2022 Indian Captain Savita Says About Match England
Savita Indian Hockey Team Hockey World Cup 2022: As India...
Savita Indian Hockey Team Hockey World Cup 2022: As India prepare to take on England in their opening Pool B game of the FIH Women’s Hockey World Cup Spain and Netherlands 2022 on July 3, skipper Savita believes the rivalry between the two teams has evolved over the years, which has led to Have seen players bring their ‘A’ game from both sides whenever they collide.
The Indian women’s hockey team and England share an exciting rivalry, with the two teams clashing on most occasions. Although India lost the bronze-medal match 3-4 to Great Britain at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, several players from that GB team will take on India representing England here on Sunday.
In the last season of the 2018 World Cup in London, India leveled England’s performance in a round-robin league match at 1–1. Earlier that year, the Indian women’s team defeated England 2–1 in the group stage of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, but lost to them in the bronze-medal match.
The two teams faced each other in the 2006 World Cup, where they drew 1–1 as well as the 2002 Champions Challenge 3–3 and lost 1–0 in the 1998 Women’s World Cup group match. Savita said, “Even though as a team, we will focus on our own performances, England and India have faced some very close encounters and undoubtedly the rivalry has evolved especially in the last three-four years. “
Some of our players want to challenge our goalkeeper, Maddie Heinz, who has been exceptional at the goalpost and also has some very experienced players like Laura Unsworth, Giselle Ainsley, her captain Holly Pierne-Webb and Lily Owsley who can do their bit against us. A’ will play.
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