FIH “Apologises” For Clock Howler During Indian Women’s Semifinal Loss, Will Review Incident

FIH "Apologises" For Clock Howler During Indian Women's Semifinal Loss

India misplaced to Australia in ladies’s hockey semi-final of CWG 2022© AFP

The Worldwide Hockey Federation (FIH) on Saturday apologised for the clock controversy that occurred throughout the Indian ladies’s group’s semifinal loss towards Australia on the Commonwealth Video games, saying it could “totally evaluate” the incident. Australia’s Rosie Malone, who missed her first try throughout the penalty shootout, was gifted one other likelihood because the eight second countdown on the scoreboard hadn’t began. The ahead didn’t miss the second time, placing her aspect within the lead.

The Indians ultimately misplaced the semifinal 0-3 within the shootout after each groups have been tied 1-1 on the finish of regulation time as the group booed the technical officers for the choice.

“Within the semi-final match of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Video games between Australia and India (Girls), the penalty shootout began mistakenly too early (the clock was not but able to function), for which we apologise,” FIH mentioned in a press release.

“The method in place for such conditions is that the penalty shootout needs to be retaken, which was executed. This incident can be totally reviewed by the FIH in an effort to keep away from any comparable points sooner or later,” the assertion added.

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