The Indian women's hockey team will play New Zealand in the bronze medal match of the Commonwealth Games 2022 at the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre on Sunday.
India, ranked No. 9, had a smooth run in the league stages by winning three out of the four matches. In the semi-final, India lost 3-0 to Australia in a controversial penalty shootout.
World No. 8 New Zealand, champions at the Gold Coast 2018 CWG, lost their semi-finals 2-0 to England after a shootout.
India will rely on Vandana Katariya, who scored four goals thus far in the tournament, while New Zealand will expect Olivia Shannon, three goals, to deliver. The India vs New Zealand women’s hockey match will be available on live streaming.
The two teams have played each other 34 times, with India coming out victorious in only 10 games. New Zealand have won 23, while one ended in a draw. Their last encounter was at the FIH Women’s World Cup in July this year, where New Zealand won 4-3.
New Zealand are also silver medallists from the 2010 Commonwealth Games. The Indian women's hockey team won gold in 2002 and silver in 2006 at the CWG.
India women vs New Zealand women’s hockey bronze medal match at Commonwealth Games 2022: Live India start time
The India women vs New Zealand women’s hockey bronze medal match is scheduled to start at 1:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) on Sunday, August 7 in India.
Where to watch India women vs New Zealand women’s hockey live in India
The India women vs New Zealand women’s hockey bronze medal match at the Commonwealth Games 2022 will be telecast live on Sony SIX, Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3 and Sony TEN 4 TV channels in India. Live streaming will be available on SonyLIV.