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Asia Cup hockey for women: India thrash Kazakhstan 7-1, Enters in semis

Gurjit Kaur scored three goals, while Navneet Kaur scored twice as India remained unbeaten in the tournament.

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Gurjit pumped in three goals (4th, 42nd and 56th minute), while Navneet Kaur scored twice (22nd and 27th minute). Deep Grace converted two penalty corners (16th and 41st minute) to ensure India remained unbeaten in the tournament.

Her three goals made Gurjit the leading goal-scorer for India at the Asia Cup with six.
India will play the winner of the Japan v Malaysia quarter-final in the semi-final on Friday, November 3.

Deep Grace converted two penalty corners (16th and 41st minute) to ensure India remained unbeaten in the tournament. Other than the India vs Japan semi-final clash, the other match will feature China taking on South Korea in the first semi-final.

The in-form Gurjit hardly broke a sweat to fiercely strike the ball past Kazakhstan goalkeeper Guzal Bakhavaddin and equalise, Hockey India said in a release.

Gurjit was splendid with her drag flick and converted her second goal through PC in the 42nd minute to ensure India were on path to a big win.

The 22-year-old Gurjit struck yet another PC in the 56th minute as she registered a hat trick of goals and end the match in India’s favour with a 7-1 win.

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