Vandana Kataria's historic hat-trick, hopes of reaching the last-8 of the Indian women's hockey team remain intact

India Women beat South Africa Women: Vandana Katariya's historic hat-trick helped the Indian women's hockey team beat South Africa in a thrilling match. The hopes of the Indian team reaching the quarter-finals remained intact.

Vandana Kataria's historic hat-trick, hopes of reaching the last-8 of the Indian women's hockey team remain intact
Vandana Kataria becomes first Indian woman player to score an Olympic hat-trick

Tokyo: Vandana Katariya's historic hat-trick helped the Indian women's hockey team keep their quarterfinal hopes alive after beating South Africa in a thrilling match on Saturday. Vandana Kataria became the first Indian female hockey player to score a hat-trick in the Olympics. Thanks to Vandana's excellent performance, India defeated South Africa 4-3 in a thrilling match. 

Vandana Katariya scored three goals for India while Neha Goyal scored one goal. Taryn Glasby, captain Erin Hunter and Marijne Marais scored for South Africa. India will now have to pray whether Ireland lose to Britain in the last group match or play a draw.

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