New Delhi: Indian women bounced back after their opening match setback as they beat Ireland 2-1 in their second league tie in the Four Nation hockey tournament at Parana in Argentina on Friday.
India led 2-0 at half time through goals by striker Anuradha Thokchom (6th minute) and defender Jaspreet Kaur (33rd). Ireland reduced the margin in the 44th minute through Cliodhna Sargent at the Parana Rowing Club ground.
Friday's win kept the Indians in contention for the final to be played on December 18. They need to beat South Africa in their last round robin league match tomorrow to play in the summit clash.