Baranovichi (Belarus), Jun 14 : India’s Junior Women's Hockey team produced a strong and mature performance in a 1-1 draw with the Belarus Senior Women team on Friday.
Belarus lead the five match series 2-1, with one drawn game.
In the first quarter, both the teams remained goalless.
In the 23rd minute, Yuliya Mikheychyk scored the opener to give the hosts the lead 1-0. Gagandeep Kaur scored India's equaliser in the 30th minute to draw level at 1-1.
India entered the final quarter knowing that the onus was on them to find a winner. Belarus' leading the series were happy to defend and hit on the counter. India dominated possession and despite attacking constantly couldn't make clear cut inroads on the Belarus goal.
The game ended in a 1-1 draw.
India next play the final match of their tour against the Belarus Development Women team on Saturday. (UNI)