Rani scores a hat-trick in first test against New Zealand

Striker Rani Ramphal’s hat-trick enabled India to beat New Zealand in the first test of 5 match test series. Impressive Rani scored two field goals in 18th and 20th  minutes and  a goal from penalty corner in 46th minute. Sam Harrison scored a brace for the hosts.

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Schedule of Black Sticks vs India Series (15th – 23rd May)

Black Sticks vs India Series (15th – 23rd May)

Indian Women’s team is on New Zealand tour for the preparation of Word Cup and Commonwealth games, the test series is starting today. Schedule and squad are given here.
Dates, times(local) and venues:
1st Test: Saturday 15th May 2.00pm Fitzherbert Park Twin Turfs, Palmerston North
2nd Test: Sunday 16th May 2.00pm Fitzherbert Park Twin Turfs, Palmerston North
3rd Test: Wednesday 19th May 7.00pm Kelt Capital Hockey Stadium, Napier
4th Test: Saturday 22nd May 1.00pm National Hockey Stadium, Wellington
5th Test: Sunday 23rd May 2.45pm National Hockey Stadium, Wellington
Indian Squad:
Goalkeepers: Deepika Murthy, E Rajini
Defenders: Binita Toppo, Subhadra Pradhan, Joydeep Kaur
Midfielders: Ritu Rani, Mukta Barla, Deepika Thakur, Kirandeep Kaur, Rosalin Ralte.
Forwards: Surinder Kaur (Captain), Jasjeet Kaur, Rani, Saba Anjum, Chanchan Devi, Soundarya Yendala, Poonam Rani, Monika Badran.
Standbys: Yogita Bali, Preeti Kiro, Thokchom Ranjita Devi and Rosalin Dungdung.

Chief coach: K Kaushik;
Coach: Vasu Thapliyal;
Manager: Madhu Yadav. 

for more details you can visit www.hockeynz.co.nz