It was India’s chance, but Japan was the better side, they always kept up the pressure and had more intent. India missed few chances, they could not convert the penalty corners and have to be content with the silver medal.This was India’s chance to end their 36-year long wait as a confident women’s hockey team took on Japan in the hockey finale. India were been in good form in the tournament so far and after they edged past China 1-0 in the semi-finals, they took on Japan. The Indian eves last entered the finals of the Asian Games in 1998 when they lost to Korea. They started as definite favourites as their rankings suggest.