Highlights of the Women’s Hockey World Cup quarter-finals between India and Ireland 

Highlights of the Women’s Hockey World Cup quarter-finals between India and Ireland are available here. The Indian women’s hockey team failed to avenge the pool stage loss when they faced Ireland in the quarter-final of the Women’s hockey World Cup at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London on Thursday. The game ended 0-0 after 60 minutes and Ireland held their nerve to emerge victorious in the penalty shootout.


Ireland score the 3rd, India crash out

Watkins scores, Ireland make it to the semi-finals

India score with their fourth

Reena Khokhar scores India’s first!

Ireland score with their fourth stroke

Cheeky finish from Meeke Alison, Ireland lead 2-0.

India miss the third one too

Navjot blasts it wide and India fall behind

India miss their second, Ireland score from their third attempt

1-0 Ireland


11:58 PM IST

Ireland miss their second one too

Sloppy from both the teams, pressure is extreme out there


11:58 PM IST

Rani steps up, but misses

Wide from the skipper


Ireland miss the first penalty

Miss from the Irish


11:50 PM IST

It is still without a goal, we will now have a shootout

Both teams could not break free, time for sudden death, folks


11:47 PM IST

India down to 10 players

Udita collects a green card, India trying to clear everything here. 3 minutes to be played.


11: 46 PM IST

Best passage of play for India

India look threatening, they are creating more chances, but nothing happening


11:44 PM IST

India break on the counter

It is a jostle out there to break free, but this time the Irish defence is awake to India’s threat


11:43 PM IST

India on the attack

Navneet attacks and then captain Rani, but the ball is passed to no one with conviction. Captain has been penalised


11:37 PM IST

Good save from the Irish keeper

The ball was headed for the goal, intercepted and cleared by the goalie McFerran. Rani is still denied


11:36 PM IST

India win Penalty Corner

Chance for India to edge ahead


11:35 PM IST

Q4 begins, the game should pick up pace now

Lovely one-two pass combination down the right flank by India to get things rolling


11:30 PM IST

End of Q3; still no goals

The action moved ahead, but no goals to separate the teams


11:28 PM IST

Ireland break free again

Watkins puts a great ball into the circle, but it is intercepted by the Indian defence


11:26 PM IST

Captain Rani makes a move

Finally, India get going, Rani finds space but Wilson has been making great tackles right through\


11:25 PM IST

India struggling to get the ball

Ireland not only creating opportunities but are not letting the Indians get hold of the ball


11:23 PM IST

Ireland on the attack

The Irish have already created more here than they did in the first half. Indian defence being stretched.


11:20 PM IST

Ireland with another shot

Shirley McKay with a shot, but the ball from the right wing and goes away from the post


11:18 PM IST

Second half resume

Ireland get the ball rolling


11:15 PM IST

Numbers from the two quarters

India edge ahead of Ireland in possessions, but the Irish have managed to create more chances in the circle


11:06 PM IST

Ireland threaten again

Great chance there for Watkins who jinxs here and then there, breaks into the circle, gets the ball from Colvin but India’s defence is awake today


11:04 PM IST

Rani Rampal shoots wide

Great opportunity for the Indians but the skipper shoots the ball wide

10:59 PM IST

Savita makes a brilliant save

Ireland break free, but Savita rushes forward and keeps the ball out


10:56 PM IST

India look strong so far in the second quarter

Irish defence stretched once again as India race forward. Neha Goyal gets booked


10:54 PM IST

India on the charge

Roles reversed as Ireland intercept an Indian attack


10:53 PM IST

Second quarter resumes

Ireland 0-0 India


10:50 PM IST

End of the first quarter, Ireland look strong

Indian defence had to be vigilant to ward off the Irish threat. Probably a more attacking second quarter looms.


10:48 PM IST

No goals so far

Ireland have come close but have been thwarted by the Indian defence. India cannot keep the ball for too long


10:44 PM IST

Ireland get a free hit

The Indian defence getting a good working out as they stall Ireland’s attempt


10:43 PM IST

Ireland looking strong

Vandana sprints forward, tries to cut through from the left flank, but is stalled by O’Byrne


India try to enter the circle from the right flank

Sunita Lakra plays the ball wide, and looks to stretch the Ireland defencetries to stretch the Irish defence. India try to penetrate inside the circle from the right wing.


10:35 PM IST

Ireland start in an attacking vein

Ireland look to break free in the circle, Indian defence sees off the threat


Both teams make their way out

National anthems are being played, Indian anthem elicits great response

10:26 PM IST

Here is how Ireland are lining up

Irish Hockey


It’s nearly go time! Check out the starting line ups for @IreWomenHockey vs India, World Cup quarter final gets underway at 6pm live on BT Sport & RTE 2

10:07 PM IST

Indian line-up is out

Kaur Gurjit, Ekka Deep, Monika, Savita, Deepika, Toppo Namita, Lalremsiami, Kaur Navneet, Lakra Sunita, Rani, Minz Lilima

9:47 PM IST

Special message from P R Sreejesh

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Wishes from the goalkeepers family to the goalkeepers …. goodluck girls for the quarterfinals …. @TheHockeyIndia @obohockey

9:43 PM IST

Ireland enjoy their training session

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Another training session complete with @IreWomenHockey and the team behind the team. Ready for World Cup Quarter Final tomorrow night 6pm vs India, live on BT Sport & RTE 2

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