BHOPAL: The Indian eves defeated a spirited Belarus side 2-1 to register their fourth consecutive victory in the five-match Test series here on Monday.
Led by captain Rani, the Indian women were quick to start off the blocks with Renuka Yadav scoring a field goal in the 6th minute of the match.
The first quarter turned out to be an eventful one for the Indians as Gurjit Kaur successfully converted a Penalty Corner in the 12th minute to give the team a 2-0 lead.
The visitors responded in the second quarter as Nastassia Syrayezhka scored a field goal in the 21st minute to bridge the deficit.
However, the Indian defence held strong thereafter, denying Belarus any opportunity to score in the two goal-less quarters after half time.
India eventually posted a 2-1 victory.