Scotland put in a convincing performance to beat India 4-0 in their second pool A match of the Champions Challenge 1 tournament.
It was a much improved India team who came out fighting against Scotland, but it was the home nation who were the first to trouble the goalkeeper when Savita Savita was called to make an athletic double save from first Vicki Bunce and then Alison Bell.
A goalkeeper change for India after just 20 minutes could have unsettled the India defence and Scotland were pressing much further up the field, but replacement goalkeeper Yogita Bali pulled off an agile save just seconds after entering the fray.
For much of the first half Scotland had the lion's share of possession but despite some good build-up work, particularly from Nicola Lloyd and Alison Bell, they didn't look like scoring. Then a moment of pure power and precision from Nikki Kidd (30') broke the deadlock as she hammered home from a penalty corner to make it 1-0. Minutes later Emily McGuire (33') added to the scoreline with another thunderous shot.
After half-time Vikki Bunce (41') made it 3-0 from a penalty corner and Scotland continued to dominate play for the majority of the game. The icing on the cake was the fourth goal scored by Rebecca Ward (66') to make the final score 4-0.