Monchengladbach, 4 August: Indian girls created history by winning country’s first ever bronze medal in the junior women hockey World Cup as they pipped England 3-2 penalties here today. For the Indians, striker Rani put on a dazzling display.
18-year-old Rani scored India’s only goal in the regulation time and then found the net twice in the penalty shoot-out to script India’s memorable victory as they ended the camapign on a high. Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra today announced that each member of India’s junior women hockey team will be rewarded with a cash prize of Rs one lakh. pti