The Indian women's hockey team faced a defeat against Canada in the 2nd round of the Women's Hockey World League on Monday. It was a 1-3 lost for India.
Canada struck in the eighth minute as Nikki Woodcroft scored a field goal to take a 1-0 lead. Stephanie Norlander doubled the lead in the second quarter in the 19th minute that put the hosts in the drivers seat.
At half time, Canada were comfortably placed at 2-0.
It was the third quarter when the visiting side pulled one back with a penalty corner conversion by Gurjit Kaur. The 34th minute goal gave India a shot at coming back in the game.Also Read: Kane Williamson eclipses Martin Crowe's record, becomes fastest New Zealand batsman to score 5000 Test runs
But, Karli Johansen's 49th minute goal sealed the fate of the game as India lost 1-3
India begin their World League Round 2 campaign on April 1 against Uruguay in their Pool A encounter.