Indian Women Hockey

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by ssp » Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:56 pm

Last match was drawn 1-1 and so we win the series 3-1. Excellent performance.

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by ssp » Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:33 am

Our women have just completed a 5 match series v Spain. The results were: 0-3, 1-1, 3-2, 1-4 & 4-1.
A bit inconsistent but pleasing to finish off with a good win. Spain are ranked one place below us in the world rankings at 11th.

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by arjun2761 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:08 pm

Yes, decent results by the women assuming that these matches were played in Spain...

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by jaydeep » Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:37 pm

arjun2761 wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:08 pm
Yes, decent results by the women assuming that these matches were played in Spain...
Yes, these matches played in Spain.

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by jaydeep » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:27 am

Our women's hockey team has shown improvement in Spain ... They defeated the World Cup bronze medalist, Span, 5-2 in the third match of the tour ... They have managed to level the series 1-1, before this, they lost in the opener 2-3 and drew 1-1 in the second ... The 4th match will be on the 31st January.

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by jaydeep » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:28 am

Some improvement should say 'for a change' a positive one. :D

In a first, psychologist on tour with India's women's hockey team
Sjoerd Marjine - “She (Priyanka) has been working with the team for a while now but that’s during the camps. We realized that was a shortcoming because the psychologist doesn’t really see the players in match situation. So, we felt it was very important for her to see the players in match situations to study how they react to situations on and off the field. Also, it is important for her to analyse how the group dynamics are when we play consecutive matches and how the players react to victory and defeat."

"There are times when the girls have something on their minds, but given the culture they come from, they don’t easily open up to a coach. But with Priyanka in the mix, I believe we can bridge the gap faster now.”

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by sameerph » Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:13 am

jaydeep wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:27 am
Our women's hockey team has shown improvement in Spain ... They defeated the World Cup bronze medalist, Span, 5-2 in the third match of the tour ... They have managed to level the series 1-1, before this, they lost in the opener 2-3 and drew 1-1 in the second ... The 4th match will be on the 31st January.
Our women were held to a 2-2 draw in the fourth match after leading 2-0 at one stage. So, the series ends in a 2-2 draw. Not a bad result by our 9th ranked team against 7th ranked Spain at their home.

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by jaydeep » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:06 am

We missed an opportunity of winning this match and the series as we were up 2-0 in the final match.

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by sameerph » Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:03 am

In the 2 matches against Ireland, we drew 1-1 in the first match and won the second match 3-0.

So, overall a pretty good outing for our women ending with 2 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss against 2 teams ranked slightly higher than them in rankings.

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Re: Indian Women Hockey

Post by ssp » Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:59 am

Good results overall.

Still wish we had beaten Ireland & Spain in last year's WC as that would have got us into the final! A huge opportunity was lost as we had ended up in the easier half of the draw. When it really matters, our teams usually lose matches. :-(

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