Dragflicker Gurjit Kaur helped India to score a single goal from a penalty corner. It has also led India to take the lead in the second quarter. Maiden goal for Gurjit in the Olympics and the first goal conceded by the Aussies through a PC in this Olympiad.
Gurjit Kaur took the shot the first time; before finding the net, the ball took a couple of deflections. Also, this is the first time when India scored from a penalty corner in the Tokyo Games.
India showed a dominating game against Australia. They started with a dominated proceeding in the first 15 minutes with more possession than Australia. Captain Rani Rampal’s shot even hit the post in the 4th minute after getting a cross from Vandana Kataria. This was the best chance of this match so far in the first quarter.