The Worldwide Hockey Federation (FIH) on Saturday apologised for the clock controversy that passed off throughout the Indian ladies’s group’s semifinal loss in opposition to Australia on the Commonwealth Video games, saying it might “completely evaluation” 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 finally misplaced the semifinal 0-3 within the shootout after each groups had been tied 1-1 on the finish of regulation time as the group booed the technical officers for the choice.
Solely extraordinarily biased umpiring may deliver her down as we speak, Australia mein kaha damm tha?
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“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 stated in an announcement.
“The method in place for such conditions is that the penalty shootout needs to be retaken, which was completed. This incident might be completely reviewed by the FIH with a purpose to keep away from any related points sooner or later,” the assertion added.