The Asian Hockey 5s World Cup Qualifier 2023 is currently underway, and fans can check out team India’s previous results, fixtures and schedule for today’s matches, and points table
So far, the Indian men’s hockey team have had a mixed start having won twice and lost once.
Asian Hockey 5s World Cup Qualifier 2023 points table standings, schedule, date, time, live streaming telecast in India where to watch
Today, 27th August 2023, the Indian Men's Hockey Team flew to Salalah, Oman for the Men’s Asian Hockey 5s World Cup Qualifier, set to take place from 29th August to 2nd September.
— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) August 27, 2023
Pakistan hockey team emerged victorious over arch-rivals India with a score of 5-4 during Asia Hockey5s World Cup Qualifiers held in Salalah, Oman. Recognizing outstanding efforts of players, President of Pakistan Hockey Federation announced a reward of $100 for each team member. pic.twitter.com/3wRlL0xe1j
— Startup Pakistan (@PakStartup) August 31, 2023
The inaugural edition of the Hockey 5s World Cup is set to take place in Oman next year, with the Indian women’s team having already secured their qualification.
Team India Asian Hockey 5s World Cup Qualifier previous results
Team India has played three matches so far, securing two wins and one loss. India won their opening day match with a 15-1 score against Bangladesh and another 12-2 win against hosts Oman yesterday.
However, in yesterday’s second game, India loss 4-5 against arch-rivals Pakistan. During India’s 12-2 win over Oman, Mohammed Raheel (2′, 9′, 30′), Pawan Rajbhar (9′, 10′, 21′), and Maninder Singh (16′, 23′, 26′), all scored a hat-trick each. Meanwhile the rest of the scores came from Jugraj Singh (3′, 28′) and Sukhvinder (29′). In their 4-5 defeat against Pakistan, Maninder Singh (17′, 29′), Gurjot Singh (12′), and Mohammad Raheel (21′) scored for India.
Hockey 5s World Cup Qualifier group B points table
India are currently placed in Group B in the ongoing Hockey 5s World Cup Qualifier. They are placed alongside Pakistan, Oman, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Japan. Following the end of the group round, the top two teams will qualify for the semifinals. Given below is the current points table standings for Group B:
Hockey 5s team India’s match fixtures and schedule for today
Team India will play the following matches today
|India vs Malaysia||August 31||2:30 pm IST|
|India vs Japan||August 31||7:30 pm IST|
Notably, India need to win both matches to keep their World Cup chances alive. Most importantly, they need to beat team Malaysia in order to further assure their chances of entering the semifinals.
India Hockey 5s matches how to watch live
Interested fans can watch the live streaming of the Hockey 5s India matches through the Asian Hockey Federation’s YouTube channel.