Update : Final Score : India 9 – 0 China (India won).
After a morale boosting and spectacular performance against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday, Indian team will lock horns with lowly ranked China in the 2016 Asian Champions Trophy at Kuantan, in Malaysia. The 11th match of the tournament will take place on Tuesday – October 25th at 6.30pm IST.
Asian Champions Trophy 2016 India vs China Hockey Match Preview
6th ranked team India will take on 18th ranked China hockey team. India won its first match of the tournament 10-2 against Japan, played a draw against South Korea 1-1 in their second match, won 3-2 against Pakistan in the third match. On the other hand China got defeated in their first match against Malaysia 1-5 , won against Japan 2-1, and lost against 3-5 against Korea in the third game.
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We were much stronger than Pakistan, but we need to raise our game further. We can improve on this performance. Our defence made a few mistakes in the second half yesterday. Pakistan were able to spot and capitalise on them to score two goals. Make no mistake, China can give a tough contest, says Oltmans.
India vs China Hockey Match Live Score
Live score of hockey between India and China will be updated 630pm IST onwards.
2016 Asian Champions Trophy India vs China Hockey Match Squad
Indian Hockey Squad – Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh (captain), Akash Chikte; Defenders: Rupinder Pal Singh, Pardeep Mor, Jasjit Singh Kular, Birendra Lakra, Kothajit Singh, Surender Kumar;Midfielders:Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Manpreet Singh (vice captain), Sardar Singh, SK Uthappa, Devindar Walmiki; Forwards: Talwinder Singh, SV Sunil, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Nikkin Thimmaiah and Affan Yousuf.
Chief coach: Roelant Oltmans.C
China Hockey Squad – TBD.
Prediction : India to win.
Set those reminders folks, this will be one tough battle between India v China hockey match. Stay tuned to playcaper.com for live score and live commentary at 6.30pm IST on October 25th.