Arch rivals India and Pakistan will lock horns in the final of Men’s Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2016 group match on 30 October in Kuantan, Malaysia. India vs Pakistan live hockey match is scheduled to begin at 18:00 as per Indian Standard Timings (IST), 17:30 as per Pakistan Standard Timings (PKT), 20:30 local time, 13:30 BST and 8:30 ET.
This going to be the second meeting between two arch rivals in this year’s Men’s Asian Champions Trophy as before few days back, India and Pakistan faced each other in the group match where India beat Pakistan by 3-2. It will be a cracker game of Asian Champions Trophy 2016 as it’s a title deciding match and two biggest rivals in the world are up against each other on the hockey ground.
Indian team has been playing well for few years meanwhile Pakistan hockey is going through from team rebuilding phase. Team India’s skipper P.R. Sreejesh is confident about the side and thinks that Men in Blue will beat Pakistan for sure.
He said, “Match against Pakistan is always exciting and team is prepared well to win the game. Our team has been playing good hockey from an year or so meanwhile they are going through from rebuilding phase. Indian hockey team qualified for Rio Olympics whereas Pakistan failed to make it through. Hence we can say we’ll be favorite to win.”
Sardar Singh, Lalit Upadhyay, Devinder Walmiki, Rupinder Pal Singh and Ramandeep Singh are the key players for IND in this crucial Asian Champions Trophy 2016 title encounter against PAK.
India’s road to final
20 October: India vs Japan –> India won by 10-2
22 October: India vs Korea –> Match drawn at 1-1
23 October: India vs Pakistan –> India won by 3-2
25 October: India vs China –> India won by 9-0
26 October: India vs Malaysia –> India won by 2-1
29 October: India vs Korea Semifinal –> India by 5-4 in Penalties
Pakistan’s road to final
20 October: Pakistan vs Malaysia –> Pakistan lost by 4-2
21 October: Pakistan vs Korea –> Pakistan won by 1-0
23 October: Pakistan vs India –> Pakistan lost by 3-2
25 October: Pakistan vs Japan –> Pakistan won by 4-3
27 October: Pakistan vs China –> Pakistan won by 4-0
29 October: Pakistan vs Malaysia –> Pakistan won by 3-2 in Penalties
IND vs PAK Live Streaming
Live hockey match streaming of India vs Pakistan 2016 Asian Champions trophy final can be watched online as hotstar.com to display live coverage of the match from 6:00 PM IST. Star Sports is the official broadcaster of Men’s Asian hockey Champions Trophy. Star Sports 4 and Star Sports 4 HD will air live India-Pakistan match on Sunday.
PTV Sports to broadcast this match in Pakistan.
TV Channels Listing
India: Star Sports 4, Star Sports 4/HD
Pakistan: PTV Sports
South East Asia: Fox Sports
Middle East: OSN Sports
United Kingdom: BT Sports ESPN
Indian Hockey Squad
Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh, Akash Chikte.
Defenders: Rupinder Pal Singh, Birendra Lakra, Pardeep Mor, Jasjit Singh Kular, Surender Kumar, Kothajit Singh.
Midfielders: Sardar Singh, Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Akashdeep Singh, Devindar Walmiki, SK Uthappa.
Forwards: Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Talwinder Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Affan Yousuf, Nikkin Thimmaiah.
Pakistan Hockey Squad
Goalkeepers: Imran Butt, Amjad Ali.
Defenders: Mohammad Irfan, Aleem Bilal, Ammad Shakeel Butt.
Midfielders: Tasawar Abbas, Rashid Mahmood, Fareed Ahmad, Nawaz Ashfaq, Mohammad Rizwan Junior, Toseeq Arshad.
Forwards: Umar Bhutta, Mohammad Irfan junior, Ejaz Ahmad, Arslan Qadir, Ali Shan, Abdul Haseem Khan, Mohammad Rizwan senior.
Indian hockey team looks favorite against Pakistan in the final of Asian Champions trophy 2016 and as per Sports Mirchi prediction, Blue team has got 65 percent winning chances. The predicted score line for match is 4-2 in the favor of Indian hockey team.