Hockey, Asia Cup 2017
India v/s Pakistan
Venue: Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium, Dhaka
Time: 6.30 pm (IST – Saturday, October 21)
On TV: Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2 HD
Live Streaming: Hotstar.com
India will take on Pakistan in their third and final Super 4 match of the 10th men’s Asia Cup hockey in Dhaka on Saturday. The match scheduled to start at 5 pm but has been postponed till 6.30 pm.
High on confidence, an in-form India would look to maintain their unbeaten run.
India, the top-ranked side in the tournament, will start as overwhelming favourites against the world ranked 13 Pakistan.
India are on top of the table in Super 4 stage with four points from a win and a draw, followed by Malaysia (3 points), Korea (2 points) and Pakistan (1) from two games each.
In on Saturday’s match, a draw would be enough for India to seal their place in the Sunday’s summit clash as they enjoy a better goal difference than any other side.
Meanwhile in the other Super 4 game of the day, Korea will face Malaysia.
Goalkeepers – Akash Chikte, Suraj Karkera
Defenders – Dipsan Tirkey, Kothajit Khadangbam, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar
Midfielders – SK Uthappa, Sardar Singh, Manpreet Singh (captain), Chinglensana Kangujam, Sumit
Forwards – SV Sunil (vice-captain), Akashdeep Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Lalit Kumar, Gurjant Singh, Satbir Singh
Mazhar Abbas, Amjad Ali, Mohammad Irfan Sr (captain), Rizwan Sr (vice-captain), Mazhar Abbas, Amjad Ali, Atif Mushtaq, Mubashir Ali, Ammad Shakil Butt, Abu Bakar, Tassawur Abbas, Rashid Mahmood, Rizwan Jr, Arsalan Qadir, Azfar Yaqoob, Umer Bhutta, Ali Shan, M. Atiq, Waqas Akbar and Aijaz Ahmed.
(Inputs from ANI)