Netherlands beat India 3-0 in semis of FIH Women's Hockey Junior World Cup

India will now play England for the bronze medal and Argentina will take on Netherlands for the gold-medal match on Sunday.

updated: August 02, 2013 23:59 IST
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India's dream run in the Women's Junior Hockey World Cup came to a halt after defending champions Netherlands scored a 3-0 win in the second semifinal, in Monchengladbach, Germany on Friday.

The Indians, who registered their best ever performance in this tournament, put up a brave fight against their fancied rivals but it was not enough to earn them a place in the title clash.

The Dutch girls sounded the board thrice through Lieke van Wijk (17th minute), Lisanne de Lange (57th) and Lisa Scheerlinck (68th) to complete a resounding victory and seal their place in Sunday's final.

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