Tue, 27 Sep 2022

New Delhi [India], March 17 (ANI): Defending champions Netherlands will travel to play India in the FIH Pro League on April 8 and 9.

Olympic hockey champions will play against Indian eves at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

The Indian women's hockey team was scheduled to play world number 1 Netherlands on February 19 and 20 but the matches had to be postponed following COVID-19 concerns.

India who made their debut in the Pro League this season, are currently second in the standings with 12 points from six matches. Indian women beat China 7-1 and 2-1 in Muscat followed by a 2-1 win and a 4-3 loss against Spain in February.

The world No. 9 Indian team lost one and won one in the shootouts against Germany after back-to-back 1-1 draws at home.

Dutch team, meanwhile, are third on the table with 11 points from four outings. (ANI)

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