Indian women suffer first defeat

Seoul, Mar 8: The Indian women’s hockey team suffered its first defeat on the tour of South Korea after they lost 1-2 against the hosts in a hard-fought third game of the five-match series, in Seoul.
Two goals in the first quarter from South Korea’s Seul Ki Cheon (12th minute) and Yurim Lee (14th) sealed the win for the hosts at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre.
India, however, did not give up without a fight a pulled a goal back through Lalremsiami in the 16th minute.
Despite the loss, India continue to lead the series 2-1 following victories in the first two games.
India will play their fourth match of series against South Korea on Friday. IANS