In Women’s Hockey, India began their title defence of the Asian Champions Trophy with a 4-1 win over Japan at Donghae in South Korea today.
Navneet Kaur scored a hat-trick for the defending champions, with Anupa Barla being the other goal scorer in the rain-hit match. Aki Yamada scored Japan’s only goal.
The Indian eves will next face China on Wednesday. Besides India, Japan, China and hosts South Korea, Malaysia is the other team taking part in the tournament.