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Indian women's hockey team tie against England in opening game of FIH World Cup

India had a fantastic opportunity to go ahead in the 56th minute, but Sharmila Devi's close-range attempt fell short after hitting her foot.

Source: Official Twitter account of Hockey India

India and England were held to a 1-1 draw on Sunday at the Wagener Hockey Stadium in Amstelveen, Netherlands, in the opening Pool B match of the FIH Hockey Women's World Cup 2022.

Goalkeeper Savita Punia is the team's new captain as India looks to improve on last year's fourth-place performance in the Tokyo Olympics. Rani Rampal, India's regular captain, was not available due to a hamstring injury.  

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