Pakistan will be playing against Malaysia in the second contest of the night, on December 5, at 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup. The match will be played at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday, with the start time scheduled to begin at 7.00 pm (IST). The game provides an opportunity to the teams to claim the second spot in the Pool D rankings.
Both Pakistan and Malaysia have had lost their opening matches in the Hockey World Cup 2018. On the one hand, Pakistan lost their match against Germany (1-0), while Malaysia faced a thrashing by the Netherlands (7-0), in the past week. Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, Updated Points Table: Australia Tops Pool B Standings, China & Ireland on 2nd & 3rd Spots Respectively!
In their recent rivalry, Pakistan and Malaysia have faced each other 21 times in the last 5 years. In those matches, Pakistan has been a step ahead of their opponents, with 9 wins, while Malaysia managed to win in 8, and the remaining 4 matches ended in a draw.
Talking about how the teams have fared against each other in the Men’s Hockey World Cup history, Pakistan and Malaysia have played 5 times. In those matches, Pakistan has won in all of them. Hockey World Cup 2018 Schedule, Timetable in IST: Check Out Complete Fixtures, Venue of FIH 2018 Men's Hockey WC Matches in Odisha.
Come Wednesday; it will be interesting to see which team has the last laugh at the end of the night. Will Pakistan continue their unbeaten record, or will Malaysia register their first victory against them in the World Cup history. Stay tuned with LatestLY for all the live coverage and the latest news about the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup!