India’s women’s hockey team loses to Australia in semis


Gold Coast: India’s women’s hockey team lost 0-1 to defending champions Australia in a semi-final of the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Thursday (April 12).

Grace Stewart’s 37th-minute field goal gave the hosts the win to set-up a title clash with New Zealand, who overcame England 2-1 via penalty shootout in the other semi-final.

India will play England in the bronze-medal playoff on Saturday at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre.