India vs New Zealand hockey world cup 2023 crossover match date, time, head to head, live streaming telecast

India vs New Zealand hockey world cup 2023 crossover match date, time, head to head, live streaming telecast

Here is all you need to know about Indian Hockey Team and the next team it will face at the 2023 Hockey World Cup along with the India vs New Zealand crossover match date and time

India placed second in Pool D with seven points but was unable to go past the round of 16 at the Hockey World Cup.

India defeated Wales 4-2 in their last Pool D match to finish second in the division with seven points.

India won thrillingly 4-2 thanks to goals from Akashdeep Singh (2), Shamsher Singh (2), and Harmanpreet Singh (3), as well as successful penalty corner conversions.

India vs New Zealand hockey world cup 2023 crossover match date, time, head to head and live streaming telecast

India took an early 2-0 lead before losing it and then regaining it to defeat Wales’ debutants in this fast-paced back-and-forth match.

With back-to-back goals, a PC and a field goal, Gareth Furlong first cut India’s advantage in half and then nulled it vide. However, a fantastic exchange between Akashdeep and Sukhjeet resulted in the former smashing it in and regaining India’s advantage. The four goals did, however, ensure that India stayed unblemished, but it is still unclear whether they will advance to the quarterfinals.

What went wrong?

India needed to defeat Wales by 8 goals to earn automatic qualification and finish first in the group.

India had to settle for a spot in the crossover match because England advanced to the quarterfinals with a better goal difference.

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Which team will India face next?

The third-placed team, New Zealand from Pool C will now face India.

On Thursday, New Zealand played Malaysia and lost 2-3. They will now play India in the crossover. Spain, who placed third in Pool D, will square off against Malaysia in the crossover match.

The winner between India and New Zealand will advance to the quarterfinals where they will take against the Pool B winner. Belgium or Germany can win Pool B based on the current points standings.

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India is taking part in their first crossover match at the Hockey World Cup. In 2018, India won the group stage and advanced straight to the quarterfinals.

Schedule

The quarterfinal game will be played on January 24 at the same location, while the crossover game will take place there on January 22 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

The game between India and New Zealand will take place at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar on January 22, 2023 at 7:00 PM IST and can be viewed live on Star Sports 2 and Disney+Hotstar.

India vs New Zealand Men Head-to-Head Record ; New Zealand Won, 29 ; Matches Drawn, 17 ; Goals Scored by India, 244 ; Goals Scored by New Zealand, 168.

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India Won: 58

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