Indian womens hockey team records 4-2 win over Uruguay

Vastavam Web: The Indian women’s team beat Uruguay 4-2 in the penalty shootout to begin their campaign in the Women’s Hockey World League Round 2 on a winning note here.Skipper Rani, Monika, Deepika and Navjot Kaur held their nerves to score in the tense penalty shootout that saw them through after the two sides were locked 2-2 at the end of the regulation time.India got off to a good start and took the lead with skipper Rani scoring as early as in the sixth minute.But a defensive error in the striking circle in the 54th minute saw the Indian team concede a penalty stroke which was successfully converted by Uruguay’s Manuela Vilar.In the last six minutes, the Indian forwards made forays into the opposition striking circle but could not fetch a goal eventually leading the match to a penalty shootout.