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Three wins and a draw over England (3-3 and 4-3) and Germany (3-0 and 3-1) helped Indian men move ahead of Netherlands, who dropped to fourth
FIH Pro League: India women's team leapfrog Netherlands to No 1 spot after matches against England are cancelled
The two matches were initially scheduled for 2 and 3 April at the Kalinga Staium in Bhubaneswar but postponed due to a high number of COVID-19 cases and injuries in the England team.
The Indians scored through Neha (11th minute) and Sonika (28th), both from penalty corners, to hand the home team a 2-0 lead at half time.
Rani, who led India to a historic fourth-place finish in the Olympics last year, has not played for the national team since the Tokyo Games due to several injuries, mainly a hamstring problem.
FIH Pro League: Need to finish games in regulation time, not shoot-outs, says India coach Janneke Schopman
Both the matches in India's recent Pro League tie against Germany went to shoot-out with the home team losing the first before bouncing back to win the second leg here on Sunday.
Playing their debut season in the Pro League, the Indian women made a fine start to their campaign, beating China 7-1 and 2-1 in their opening two games in Muscat.
Chanu (47th, 52nd minutes) converted two penalty strokes while Navneet Kaur (5th), Neha (12), Vandana Katariya (40th), Sharmila Devi (48th) and Gurjit Kaur (50th) netted one each to hand India a convincing win.
Women's Asia Cup Hockey: India defeat China 2-0 to win bronze medal; Japan beat Korea to clinch title
The Indians left behind the disappointment of their semi-final defeat to Korea and controlled the proceedings in the first two quarters, scoring two goals in the process, to go into half time with a 2-0 lead against China.
Any lapse in concentration can dash the Tokyo Olympics fourth-placed side's title hopes.
Women's Asia Cup Hockey: Gurjit Kaur's hat-trick helps India thrash Singapore 9-1, qualify for semis
India put their 2-0 loss to Japan in their last match behind and dished out a well-coordinated display on Monday to steamroll Singapore.
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Odisha Hockey Promotion Council chairman Dilip Tirkey honoured the player at the ongoing Junior Men's Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar
The Birmingham CWG is scheduled to be held from 28 July to 8 August next year while the Asian Games are starting on 10 September.
The tournament is scheduled to be played in Donghae, South Korea from 5-12 December
Marijne's six-day salary, amounting to USD 1800, is on hold as he is still to return his official laptop.
India women's hockey team looks forward to gaining vital exposure in maiden FIH Hockey Pro League appearance
India captain Rani Rampal is elated at the opportunity, saying the event will provide them an opportunity to rub shoulders with the best teams of the world ahead of a busy calendar.
India, Spain to feature in FIH Women's Pro League as replacements after pullouts by Australia, New Zealand
Last month, Australia and New Zealand pulled out of the league as well as from the upcoming FIH Hockey Junior World Cups and the FIH Hockey Indoor World Cup due to COVID-related international travel restrictions put in place by their own respective governments.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan felicitates India women's hockey team, announces construction of world-class stadium
The Indian women's team had finished fourth at the Olympic Games after losing to Great Britain in bronze medal play-off.
The Hisar-born player is currently part of the 25-member senior women's core probable group for the national camp in SAI, Bengaluru.
Players employed with Indian Railways, including Vandana Katariya and former captain Sushila Chanu, were felicitated at an event organised by former player Happy Mann and others.