Courtesy this win, India have booked their ticket to the FIH World Cup in 2018 which will be held in London.
The Indian eves rode on a brace from Gurjit Kaur and field goals from Navjot Kaur and Lalremsiami to advance to a fourth Asia Cup final.
he Rani Rampal-led forward-line was smart in its attacks as they created penalty corners to put their opponents under pressure.
The late goals by Vandana Katariya (54th minute) and Gurjit Kaur (55th minute) saw India through against Malaysia 2-0.
In the ICC Women's Championship, teams get two points for each win, one point for a tie or no-result and no points for a loss.
Navneet Kaur, Rani and Navjot Kaur netted the ball twice, while Lalremsiami, Deep Grace Ekka, Gurjit Kaur and Sonika scored once each to ensure India notched up winning points in their opening match of Pool A.
The big-hitting Harmanpreet Kaur and left-hand opener Smriti Mandhana were the first two Indian cricketers to be part of Women's Big Bash League.
The Indo-Chinese pair of Sania Mirza and Shuai Peng lost in straight sets 4-6. 4-6 against second seed duo of Martina Hingis-Chan Yuan-Jan in the women’s doubles semifinals of US Open 2017.
From Mithali Raj's candid confession to Arijit Singh's melodious dedication for Smriti Mandhana, here's how episode 5 unrolled.
The cricketers have become household names after their spectacular show in the recently concluded women's world cup but they have not yet attracted much interest as far as sponsorship is concerned.
The hon'ble PM also posted a series of tweets before the World Cup final to wish luck to the team and to Indian team players individually.
Mithali, who has played just 10 Tests in her 18-year long international career also stressed the importance of playing the traditional format, which she termed as "ultimate test" for any cricketer.
World's highest wicket-taker in women's ODIs Jhulan also praised seamers Mansi Joshi and Shikha Pandey, terming them as match winners for India.
Mithali feels that a tournament like Indian Premier League will also help the domestic players improve their standard.
India skipper Mithali Raj finished as the second highest run-getter in the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 behind England's Tammy Beaumont.
BCCI acting president CK Khanna has expressed his desire to raise the issue of hike in match fees for women cricketers after their inspiring performance in the recently concluded Women's World Cup in England.
Harmanpreet is now the second India batter to feature in the top 10 after skipper Mithali Raj, who is ranked second 10 points behind Australia captain Meg Lanning.
India suffered a spectacular batting collapse to lose by nine runs to England in a nail-biting final of the ICC Women's World Cup at Lord's on Sunday.
Highlights, India vs England, ICC Women's World Cup Final: Anya Shrubsole (6/46) produced a match-winning bowling performance that helped England beat India by 9 runs in a nail-biting final of ICC Women's World Cup 2017 at Lord's.