So, the wait is over, the joint Asian Champions Trophy title owners, Pakistan and India will reintroduce their hockey competition on Friday, December 17 in an opening-round encounter of the 2021 version in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Everyone is excited and worried as well about the upcoming result. Remarkably, both the teams, Pakistan and India have started the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2021 campaigns with draws. Although India played out a 2-2 draw against South Korea in their inaugural game, Pakistan was played a goalless draw by Japan in their opening match of the competition on Tuesday. Their next match with Malaysia couldn’t undergo as the island nation selected the match at the 11th hour.
But, India found some beat as they spanked the hosts Bangladesh 9-0 on Wednesday. The triumph will provide them with a drive in advance of the vital clash against the competitors. They will not get a single chance to relax down in this high-octane match as the Asian neighbours also claim a good hockey history while of late the game is on deterioration in that state. If we remember the previous time, we will see that the Asian titans who played each other were in the league stages of the 2018 version when India shattered Pakistan 3-1.
India is presently leading the position with four points and a victory will lock India’s position in the semi-finals of the five-nation tournament. But, Pakistan is at the fourth position afterwards their goalless draw against the team Japan. So, the match is quite interesting.
Asian Champions Trophy 2021; Here are the India vs Pakistan teams
Shamsher Singh, Krishan Bahadur Pathak (GK), Shilanand Lakra Akashdeep Singh, Gurinder Singh, Rajkumar Pal, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Manpreet Singh (Captain), Varun Kumar, Nilam Sanjeep Xess, Suraj Karkera (gk), Mandeep Mor, Harmanpreet Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, Dipsan Tirkey, Sumit, Hardik Singh, Jaskaran Singh, Gursahibjit Singh, Shilanand Lakra, Dilpreet Singh.
Ahmed Nadeem, Ali Mubashar, Moin Shakeel, Abdul Rana, Ali Ghazanfar, Muhammad Abdullah, Ali Shan, Muhammad Razzaq, Muhammad Yaqoob, Umar Bhutta (Captain), Ammad Butt, Mazhar Abbas, Muhammad Hammadudin, Junaid Manzoor, Afraz, Ajaz Ahmad, Amjad Ali (GK), Abu Mahmood.
So, both the teams are well organized and the players are no doubt excellent. It is for sure that the match will be hard for both the teams- India and Pakistan. People will definitely enjoy the game.
Audiences have many relevant questions to ask about the game. Some of the questions are answered below. Please check out.
What is the exact time for India vs Pakistan Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2021 match?
Well, it is one of the most important questions and the answer is, The Asian Champions Trophy 2021 opening match between India and Pakistan is arranged to start at 03:00 pm IST on Friday, December 17.
Where the match will be hosted?
The Asian Champions Trophy 2021 India and Pakistan will be hosted at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium, in Dhaka Bangladesh.
What TV channel will broadcast India vs Pakistan match?
It will be live on Star Sports Select 2/Select 2 HD, 2/2 HD, Disney+ Hotstar and DD Sports, and Star Sports 1/1 HD, Star Sports.
You can also enjoy live streams on Disney + Hotstar app and the website as well.