India is on the verge of missing out the quarter-final berth in Women's Hockey World Cup as Ireland stunned India with a 1-0 victory in a group league match on Thursday. Ireland's Anna O’Flanagan efficiently converted a penalty corner in the 13th minute to acquire the solo score of the match.
India will be dangling over the edge in terms of their quarter-final berth as Ireland overwhelm India 1-0 on Thursday. Ireland, with a stunning performance, had surprised World no. 7
Though India, with their World no. 10 ranking, stand six places above Ireland, they couldn't establish any sort of dominance over their opponent throughout the match. Rani Rampal’s team was found to lack energy and vision and due to the high temperature and humidity factor, the Indian team
Despite having earned as many as seven penalty corners in the match, India remained incapable of converting even one successfully. Ireland, on the other hand, had earned a total of three penalty corners, but it effectively converted one of them in the 13th minute (Anna O’Flanagan) to score the only goal in the match.
In the second quarter of the match, Lilima Minz was successful in getting an open ball inside the box. However, the shot lacked in strength which allowed the Ireland goalkeeper to easily salvage that point. The Indian forwards' attack