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Hockey: India beat South Korea 2-1; clinch series

The Indians had earlier defeated Korea by identical margin in the opening game of the series.

The final match of the series will be played on Friday.

On Wednesday, skipper Rani Rampal (37th minute) and Navjot Kaur (50th) scored for India after Lee Seungju gave South Korea the lead in the 19th minute through a field strike.

The match started on a fast-paced note with both India and Korea trading penalty corners in the first quarter but goalkeepers of both the teams made some fine saves to keep a clean slate.

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