Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team lost their last crucial Pool A tie 2-3 to South Africa at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here on Wednesday to go out of medal contention at the Commonwealth Games. (Day 7 Blog | Results | Medals)
India had earlier beaten Canada and Trinidad and Tobago but lost to New Zealand going into the match. They had to beat South Africa to have any chance of progressing to the semi-finals.
However, that was not to be the case and now the 2002 edition champions will play the 5-6th position classification playoff against hosts Scotland. (Wrestling: Bajrang Gets Silver | Lalita Misses Out Gold | Satyawart Settles for Silver)