After a drought of 41 years, India has a chance to win two Olympic hockey medals in as many days. The Indian men’s bronze medal match against Germany ended in a 5-4 comeback victory, while on Friday, the Indian women’s bronze medal match against Great Britain will be held at the Oi Hockey Stadium.
Great Britain vs India Women’s Hockey
The Indian women, who qualified for the Olympics for the first time since Moscow in 1980, came in last at Rio in 2016, but they have turned things around completely and are now in medal contention at Tokyo 2020.
Against Great Britain, Rani Rampal’s squad lost by a score of 4-1, marking their third straight defeat in the group round. That turnaround ushered in a string of three consecutive victories, over Ireland and South Africa in group play and Australia in the quarterfinals.
India fought valiantly but ultimately failed to win its match against Britain. Possession was 52:48 in favour of Great Britain, and they had seven penalty corners to the British team’s nine. India had 12 shots on goal compared to 17 for Great Britain.
India battled hard in the semifinals as well, losing to eventual champions Argentina by a score of 2-1. During the other semi-final, the Netherlands defeated Britain 5-1.
India needs their penalty corner drag flicker Gurjit Kaur to produce and their deep defence led by Deep Grace Ekka to avoid being pegged back like they were by Argentina. On Friday, India must prevent a repeat of the semi-final, when they were forced to waste time chasing the ball in vain as Argentina went rampant.
With four goals at the Tokyo Olympics, Hannah Martin leads Great Britain in scoring. For India, Vandana Katariya has been the most productive scorer with three goals.
To date, the British have made 678 substitutes, significantly more than the third-most, India’s 607.
Women’s Hockey Teams From India And The United Kingdom.
There are several famous Indian actresses, including Rani Rampal, Savita Punia, Deep Grace Ekka, Gurjit Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Udita Duhan, Monika Malik, Navjot Kaur, Neha Goyal, Nisha Warsi, Salima Tete, Sushila Chanu, Lalremsiami, Navneet Kaur, Sharmila Devi, Vandana Katariya, Reen
For the British team, we have Hollie Pearne-Webb, Maddie Hinch, Laura Unsworth, Anna Toman, Hannah Martin, Sarah Jones, Susannah Townsend, Sarah Robertson, Ellie Rayer, Izzy Petter, Leah Wilkinson, Giselle Ansley, Fiona Crackles, Shona McCallin, Lily Owsley, Grace Balsdon, Sarah Evans, and Amy Costello.
Schedule For India’s Bronze Medal Hockey Matches At The Tokyo Olympics, as Well as Live-Streaming Information
Friday, August 6
Match time for India vs. England is 7:00 AM IST.
Where Can I Watch India Play Great Britain? India to Broadcast The Bronze Medal Game For Women’s Hockey at The Tokyo Olympics?
India’s bronze medal match against Great Britain in women’s hockey at the Tokyo Olympics will be broadcast live on Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 2 HD, Sony Six, and Sony SIX HD in India. The Tokyo 2020 Games will be shown in multiple regional languages on Sony TEN 3, Sony TEN 3 HD, Sony TEN 4, and Sony TEN 4 HD.
The bronze medal match between India and Great Britain in women’s hockey at the Olympics will be shown live on Sony Liv. Sony has final say over live broadcasts.
- 1 Great Britain vs India Women’s Hockey
- 2 Women’s Hockey Teams From India And The United Kingdom.
- 3 Schedule For India’s Bronze Medal Hockey Matches At The Tokyo Olympics, as Well as Live-Streaming Information
- 4 Where Can I Watch India Play Great Britain? India to Broadcast The Bronze Medal Game For Women’s Hockey at The Tokyo Olympics?