Twitterati reacts as India’s women’s hockey team draw 2-2 with Japan

The spirits in the Indian camp were high as they staged an emphatic comeback from a disappointing performance in the second quarter.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: August 7, 2016 9:26 pm
Rio 2016 Olympics, Rio Olympics, India women's hockey team, India vs Japan women's hokey, Ind vs jap, India draw with japan, INdia women's hockey team match twitter reactions, hockey , rio, Olympics India, however, turned the tables in the third quarter as they scored two goals to level the scoring at 2-2. (Source: PTI)

The Indian women’s hockey team started off their Rio 2016 Olympic campaign on a positive note as they drew their first game with Japan. The women’s team, in their first Rio 2016 Olympics contest, staged a brilliant comeback to draw 2-2 with Japan on Sunday. 0-2 down at the end of the second quarter, India hit back with goals from Rani Rampal and Lilima Minz. India started off well in the openig few minutes of the match which staged the tone of the rest of the game. They did fall back when Japan took control with a lead, but the women’s team didn’t lag far behind. India were found playing catch-up as Japan made some aggressive moves and created plenty of scoring opportinities. India, however, turned the tables in the third quarter as they scored two goals to level the scoring at 2-2. The spirits in the Indian camp were high as they staged an emphatic comeback from a disappointing performance in the second quarter.

Here are some of the reactions captured on social media after the match.

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