Asian Games: Rani hattrick powers India into semis

Rani inspired India with a hattrick against Thailand. PC: Hockey India

Jakarta, August 27: The Indian women’s hockey team registered their fourth consecutive victory in Pool B here on Monday at the Gelora Bung Karno Hockey Field as they defeated Thailand 5-0 to maintain their 100% record in the 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018.

It was captain Rani who inspired her team to a convincing victory as she scored a hattrick of goals in the 37th, 46th and 56th minutes while midfielder Monika (52’) and striker Navjot Kaur (55’) also registered their names on the score-sheet.


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