The Indian women’s team lost to Australia in the Commonwealth Games semifinals, and the International Hockey Federation issued an apology and promised to “thoroughly evaluate” the situation.
Ambrosia Malone of Australia had a second opportunity after missing her first try in the penalty shootout because the eight-second clock had not yet begun. The forward made no errors the second time, giving her team the advantage.
The fans criticized the technical officials for their decision after both teams were drawn 1-1 at the end of regulation, and the Indians ultimately lost the semi-final 0-3 in the shootout.
The penalty shootout between Australia and India (Women) in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games semi-final began prematurely (the clock was not yet ready to work), which we apologize for, according to a statement from FIH on Saturday.
“The penalty shootout had to be retaken in accordance with the procedure in place for such circumstances, which was carried out. The FIH will conduct a comprehensive investigation into this incident in order to prevent any repeat problems, “the sentence included