At the Hockey World Cup 2018, Indian men’s team will start their camping on the opening day of the tournament. The hosts will take on South Africa in the second match of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018. Total of 16 teams are participating in the 2018 Hockey World Cup and these teams have been divided into four groups. Each group comprises of four teams. India are in Group/Pool C along with Belgium, Canada, and South Africa. Hockey World Cup 2018: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Mega Event in Odisha.
In the previous edition of Men’s Hockey World Cup, India finished ninth out of 12 teams. Playing at home, the Indian team will be looking to put up an impressive show. Interestingly, India have won World Cup just once and that too way back in 1975 after defeating traditional rivals Pakistan in the final. Hockey World Cup 2018 Schedule & Timetable in IST: Check Out Complete Fixtures & Venue of FIH 2018 Men's Hockey WC Matches in Odisha.
The team topping their respective pool will advance to quarterfinals directly and India apparently will be looking to top their group. Even if India finishes second or third in their group, they can still make it to the last eight and will have to play a crossover match, which is a knockout.
India Matches at Hockey World Cup 2018
|28-Nov-2018||Pool C||India vs South Africa||19:00|
|02-Dec-2018||Pool C||India vs Belgium||19:00|
|08-Dec-2018||Pool c||India vs Canada||19:00|
Hockey World Cup 2018 Live Streaming and Telecast:
Star Sports is the official broadcaster of the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup in India. The Hockey World Cup 2018 matches will be telecast live on Star Sports 1/HD and Star Sports Select 1/HD. Apart from it, India matches will be telecast on DD National and DD Sports as well. For live online streaming, fans can access Hotstar mobile app or website. Hockey World Cup 2018 Live Streaming and Match Timing: Where to Get Free Video Telecast of FIH 2018 Men's Hockey WC Matches in Odisha.
Indian Team for Hockey World Cup 2018:
PR Sreejesh, Krishna Bahadur Pathak, Harmanpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra, Varun Kumar, Kothajit Singh Khadangbam, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Manpreet Singh (C), Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Nilakanta Sharma, Hardik Singh, Sumit, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay and Simranjeet Singh.