Women's Jr Asia Cup Hockey: India register hard-fought 2-1 victory over Malaysia

Updated: Jun 5 2023 11:51AM

Kakamighara, Jun 5 (PTI) Indian team came from behind to register a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Malaysia as it continued its winning momentum in the women's Junior Asia Cup hockey tournament, here on Monday.

Mumtaz Khan (10th minute) and Deepika (26th) turned out to be the saviour for India after Malaysia took an early lead in the sixth minute through Dian Nazeri.

The win meant India remained on top of Pool A following their thumping 22-0 win over Uzbekistan in the tournament opener.