The home side had lost 1-2 in the shoot-out in the first match at the same Kalinga Stadium on Saturday. Just like on Saturday, both the teams were locked at 1-1 at the end of the regulation time, leading to the shoot-out.
The low sticks and high spirits paid off! An exciting show put up by Hockey India Women’s team in the shootouts at… https://t.co/AwZJ34gnxC
— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) 1647177522000
India were successful from all their first three attempts in the shoot-out while none of the Germans could score from their three tries with home side skipper and goal-keeper Savita doing a brilliant job to deny the visitors.
Earlier, Felicia Wiedermann gave world number 5 Germany the lead in the 29th minute through a penalty corner conversion but Nisha equalised in the 40th minute through a field goal.
World number 9 India secured two points from the match, including a bonus point while Germany collected one point.
India’s next matches are against England on April 2 and 3 at the same venue.