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India eves beat Malaysia 1-0, win hockey series 5-0

IANS  |  Kuala Lumpur 

The Indian Women's Hockey Team remained unbeaten through the 5-match bilateral series as they clinched the fifth match with a 1-0 win against here on Thursday.

It was Navjot Kaur's fine field goal in the 35th minute that helped win the match, coupled with good defending that ensured they held on to the narrow lead till the end of regulation time.

did well to create scoring opportunities with substantial circle entries but could not convert enough.

"We need to work on converting goals," stated Indian who was not very pleased with the margin with which the team defeated

"I am happy with the number of times we entered the opponent's circle. We created enough opportunities with shots and PCs but we have to keep working on converting in small space," he added.

Speaking about the tour which saw win 3-0, 5-0, draw 4-4 and win the last two matches 1-0 respectively in the 5 match series, Marijne said: "This tour gave us more insight on how to play against a very defensive team like Also it was good that some of our young players experienced what it takes at international level and this will really help us to create depth in the squad," Marijne said.



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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 19:08 IST