Indian Junior Women's Hockey Team Plays Out 2-2 Draw Against New Zealand

The third Test between India and New Zealand will be played on the same ground in Stratford on Saturday.

Updated: November 06, 2014 19:24 IST
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File photo: Indian junior women's hockey team players in action.

New Delhi: India's junior women's hockey team fought bravely to hold hosts New Zealand to a 2-2 draw in their second match of the six-Test series at the TET Multisports Centre in Stratford on Thursday.

The junior Blacksticks women had a good start to the game as Kelsey Smith scored the initial goal of the match to give the hosts a 1-0 lead in the first half.

After the change of ends, the Indian girls made a spirited fightback and levelled the scores with a close-range goal that came from the stick of striker Anupa Barla.

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