The official match time ended in a 3-3 draw, but it was New Zealand that emerged victorious in the penalty shootout with a score of 4-5.
India bow out of the #HWC2023 after losing to New Zealand in penalty shootouts ?
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India opened the scoring in the second quarter of the game, but a sensational comeback from the Blackcaps in the other half eventually led to a 3-3 tie.
With this defeat, the World Cup campaign of the hosts comes to a sad end.
On the other side, the victorious New Zealand side has qualified for the quarterfinals.
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New Zealand complete 2nd half come-back and a tight shoot-out goes to the 18th attempt, where New Zealand prevail to move to the quarterfinals! #HWC2023 ?- Download the @watchdothockey app for all updates pic.twitter.com/TNHT2ZrN7X International Hockey Federation (@FIH_Hockey) January 22, 2023