- August 04, 2023 22:19Points Table
Malaysia remains at the top of the standings, and the only team with the perfect record.
- August 04, 2023 22:11Full Time: IND 1-1 JPN
Japan has done it! It steals a point from India. A thoroughly deserved one given its splendid defensive display. India cannot keep its place at the top of the table and slips to second. Coach Craig Fulton would most certainly not be happy with it given the penalty corner chances it missed.
Japan gets its first point of the competition.
- August 04, 2023 22:1059'
Harmanpreet takes the ball deep in the Indian half and wins a free hit to end Japan’s pressure.
- August 04, 2023 22:0958’
India has placed all its bodies in its own half. No press from the home team.
- August 04, 2023 22:0857'
Mandeep Singh has been shown a yellow card and will be out for the remaining match. India will end the game with just 10 players.
- August 04, 2023 22:0756’
Sukhjeet Singh and Nilakanta Sharma combine and enter the circle. The latter is front of the goal but Yoshikawa walks out to thwart the shot.
That save potentially keeps the point for Japan.
- August 04, 2023 22:0655’
Shota Yamada gets just enough on his tackle to take the ball away from Mandeep Singh.
- August 04, 2023 22:0555’
Japan wins the referral and the TV umpire deems it dangerous ball.
- August 04, 2023 22:0455’
Another penalty corner for India as Vivek Sagar Prasad thuds the ball onto an Indian foot. Japan refers the decision, contesting it to be a dangerous ball.
- August 04, 2023 22:0354’
MISS! Varun Kumar takes the drag flick and can only send it wide off the left post.
- August 04, 2023 22:0254'
Sukhjeet Singh wins a penalty corner for India. Draws Kawahara close to him and strikes his foot.
- August 04, 2023 22:0153'
Karthi Selvam loses the ball in the midfield. Thankfully for him, Japan cannot control it and only get a ball in from the touchline.
- August 04, 2023 21:5850’
Shamsher Singh loses the ball to a Japanese stick but Amit Rohidas bails his teammate out with a steal.
- August 04, 2023 21:5749’
Manpreet Singh intercepts a pass in the midfield which ends a sustained spell of possession for Japan.
- August 04, 2023 21:5647’
SAVED! Jugraj Singh’s drag flick was packed with a punch but it is blocked by Yoshikawa.
- August 04, 2023 21:5547’
India gets a PC! The save from Sreejesh ends up in a counter. Mandeep takes a shot which is saved but ricochets onto a defender’s foot.
- August 04, 2023 21:5447’
SAVED! Sreejesh makes a save on a shot taken from the left side of the circle.
- August 04, 2023 21:5346’
Harmanpreet Singh’s drag flick thuds on to the first rusher’s knee. Termed as dangerous play.
- August 04, 2023 21:5246’
Shamsher Singh wins a penalty corner for India. Enters the circle and gently taps the ball onto the Japanese player’s foot.
- August 04, 2023 21:49End of Q3
India finally managing to find a breakthrough in the third period. It was the captain Harmanpreet Singh who struck from a penalty corner. India should throw the kitchen sink at Japan in search for a win.
- August 04, 2023 21:4845’
India is on the attack but the hooter sounds to indicate the end of the third period.
- August 04, 2023 21:4643’ IND 1-1 JPN - Harmanpreet Singh
Harmanpreet Singh sounds the board! India needs him and the captain arrives. He is at the first castle and keeps the flick low. Nutmegs the keeper on the way to the board.
- August 04, 2023 21:4543’
Another penalty corner for India. Hardik Singh is not given five yards to collect an aerial ball in the circle.
- August 04, 2023 21:4442’
India struggling to find the space for a circle entry. Harmanpreet sends a powerful hit into the circle but that runs wide of Sumit on the baseline.
- August 04, 2023 21:4139’
Japan with a composed spell of possession. Has not managed to get near the circle though but it is content with just having the ball.
- August 04, 2023 21:3937’
Karthi Selvam steals the ball of a Japan player. He feeds it to Akashdeep who hits it with a reverse stick shot. Only a long corner for India.
- August 04, 2023 21:3835’
Jarmanpreet Singh’s sends a rocket of a pass into the circle. The ball sounds the board but there was not connection in the circle and hence Japan gets the ball.
- August 04, 2023 21:3635’
Jugraj Singh’s drag flick only finds the stick of the Japan first rusher.
- August 04, 2023 21:3634’
India gets a penalty corner. A Japan player pushes the ball over the baseline intentionally.
Chance for India.
- August 04, 2023 21:3434’
SAVED! Yoshikawa with another save. Akashdeep gets space at the edge of the circle and he unleashes a tomahawk.
- August 04, 2023 21:3433’
Taike Takade with some neat control on the left touchline but commits a foul in the way.
- August 04, 2023 21:3232’
Amit Rohidas tries to scoop the ball into the final third but does not middle it, handing the possession to Japan.
- August 04, 2023 21:3031’
Japan with the ball in the second half.
- August 04, 2023 21:21Half Time: IND 0-1 JPN
Who would have thought? Japan has thwarted all of India’s attempts and in turn have scored one of its own. Eight penalty corners for India and six were blocked by the first rusher. Japan needed only two to make it count.
India lost to Japan the last time in the Asian Champions Trophy. Is a repeat result on the cards?
- August 04, 2023 21:2030’
Another chance for Japan! Harmanpreet Singh loses possession in his own circle prompting a reverse hti at the Indian goal. Krishan Bahadur Pathak makes a save.
- August 04, 2023 21:1828’ IND 0-1 JPN - Ken Nagayoshi
Stunned silence in the stadium. Nagayoshi gets the drag flick between the legs of Varun Kumar. Japan, unexpectedly, takes the lead in the contest.
- August 04, 2023 21:1628’
A penalty corner for Japan. Kawabe is able to get the foot of Sumit to get the corner.
- August 04, 2023 21:1527’
Jugraj Singh brings down a Japan player in attack and is shown a green card for that.
- August 04, 2023 21:1325’
Japan growing in confidence over the past couple of minutes. Keeping the possession.
Seren Tanaka’s slap into the circle goes untouched as rolls out of play. Any connection from the two converging forwards would have been fatal for India.
- August 04, 2023 21:1324’
Amit Rohidas with good defending. Takuma Niwa enters the circle and Amit gets right beside him to steal the ball away.
- August 04, 2023 21:1022’
India retaining the ball for long spells but the decisive pass into the circle still not coming by.
- August 04, 2023 21:0820’
MISS! Another chance for India. Karthi Selvam gets room for a tomahawk from the left side. It is a clean hit but goes wide.
- August 04, 2023 21:0717’
Saved again! Akashdeep Singh gets a look at the goal which is denied by the Japan custodian.
- August 04, 2023 21:0717’
Chance! Two chances in seconds for India. Akashdeep Singh squares the ball but Gurjant fails to tap it in.
Sumit then takes a second swipe at the goal which is saved by Yoshikawa under the bar.
- August 04, 2023 21:0416’
India continues with possession in the second quarter.
- August 04, 2023 21:03End of Q1
India could not make a goal out of eight penalty corners. That has been the story of the first quarter. Fantastic defence by the Japan rushers.
- August 04, 2023 21:0115’
Japan’s defence of the penalty corner remains on the point. Three corners in succession and India still fails to find a way. The last attempt is again not halted at the edge which allows Japan to cover ground and thwart the chance.
- August 04, 2023 20:5915’
Harmanpreet Singh hits the first rusher but keeps the ball. Hardik ends up taking the shot from the left baseline which deflects off the keeper and hits the post.
India though gets another corner for a stick check.
- August 04, 2023 20:5814’
A penalty corner for India. Gurjant penetrates the circle and then finds the foot of Ohashi
- August 04, 2023 20:5713’
India makes a counter attack. Hardik with the entry into the circle. Plays it to Gurjant. Gurjant goes to Karthi on the left baseline before a tackle takes the ball away from India.
- August 04, 2023 20:5511’
Karthi Selvam gains entry to the circle with a wonderful run down the right. His cut back, though, does not find an Indian stick.
- August 04, 2023 20:5511’
Hardik Singh and Karthi Selvam try to combine on the right side of the Japan circle but fail to break through.
- August 04, 2023 20:539’
Vivek Sagar Prasad sitting out two minutes for a foul.
- August 04, 2023 20:539’
Japan fails to trap the ball. Sukhjeet Singh and Mandeep Singh break out on a counter but the former’s last pass is intercepted right on the edge of the circle.
- August 04, 2023 20:518’
A penalty corner for Japan. The ball is slapped into the circle and the ball pops up of a stick before hitting Sumit’s foot.
- August 04, 2023 20:517’
Amit Rohidas attempts to clear the ball out from the back with a dribble. He is good for the most part but pushes the ball just outside the left touchline.
- August 04, 2023 20:485’
The fourth attempt sees India failing to trap the ball at the edge of the circle. Fantastic work by Japan then to close down Vivek Sagar Prasad’s reverse hit.
- August 04, 2023 20:475’
India takes three penalty corners and all three come off the first rusher’s foot.
- August 04, 2023 20:475’
India wins a penalty corner. Taiki Takade is not five metres away from India’s free hit which prompts a penalty corner.
- August 04, 2023 20:464’
A circle entry for India which culminates with Shamsher taking a shot. A comfortbale save for Yoshikawa.
- August 04, 2023 20:453’
India has a chance to break away at the Japan circle but Jarmanpreet takes to long to control the ball on the left touchline which allows Japan to pull bodies back.
- August 04, 2023 20:442’
Seren Tanaka takes a blow on his knee. Harmanpreet Singh’s shot strikes the Japanese player. Takes a medical break but looks fine to continue.
- August 04, 2023 20:432’
Japan takes control of the tempo. Gets to connect a few passes. Always good for any team to get rid of the nerves.
- August 04, 2023 20:411’
An attempt to enter the circle right away from India. Gurjant tries to sneak in from the right side but has the ball stolen off him.
- August 04, 2023 20:401’
Off we go! India gets possession to start the game.
- August 04, 2023 20:35The teams walk onto the pitch
India and Japan are out in the middle. The dignitaries arrive too as we proceed to the national anthems.
- August 04, 2023 20:34What coach Akira Takahashi said
We played well yesterday but we did not win. We need to be more focused. We need to play with confidence to win.
- August 04, 2023 20:33What coach Craig Fulton said
It was a good start. A confidence builder. Some good goals with the PC working. It is a different challenge today. We will respect with opposition.
- August 04, 2023 20:25India looking to reclaim top spot
A 1-0 victory or a win by atleast two goals if it concedes is what India needs to get back to the top of the points table.
- August 04, 2023 20:21Results on Friday
Korea 1-1 Pakistan
China 1-5 Malaysia
- August 04, 2023 20:14Milestone Man Mandeep
Mandeep Singh reached a career landmark with his strike against China on Thursday. The goal was the forward’s 100th for India.
- August 04, 2023 20:07Malaysia thrashes China
The Speedy Tigers maintained their perfect record in the Asian Champions Trophy with a 5-1 win against China.
- August 04, 2023 20:02India vs Japan - Lineups
India: PR Sreejesh, Varun Kumar, Jarmanpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, Gurjant Singh, Mandeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Sumit, Nilakanta Sharma, Akashdeep Singh.
Japan: Takashi Yoshikawa, Shota Yamada, Seren Tanaka, Kentaro Fukuda, Taiki Takade, Yuma Nagai, Manabu Yamashita, Raiki Fujishima, Ryosei Kato, Masaki Ohashi, Kaito Tanaka.
- August 04, 2023 19:48Earlier today
Pakistan and Korea played out a thrilling 1-1 draw in the first match of the day.
Here is Aashin Prasad’s report:
- August 04, 2023 19:38IND vs JPN - The last match
India and Japan played a classification match in the FIH Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar in January. The home team smashed eight past the Japan defence in a one-sided affair.
- August 04, 2023 19:34India vs Japan - Head to Head record
Played: 33 | India: 27 | Japan: 3 | Draw: 3
- August 04, 2023 19:25Asian Champions Trophy 2023 Points Table
India had taken the top spot after last night but was displaced after Malaysia defeated China earlier today.
Korea got a point after its draw with Pakistan.
Check the full updated standings:
- August 04, 2023 19:19India’s captain Harmanpreet Singh talks to Sportstar
The Indian skipper struck twice in India’s romping win against China.
- August 04, 2023 19:11Japan’s last result
Korea 2-1 Japan
Goals: KOR: JungHo Kim, Cheoleon Park
JPN: Ryoma Ooka
- August 04, 2023 19:11India’s last result
India 7-2 China
Goals: IND: Harmanpreet Singh 2, Varun Kumar 2, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Sukhjeet Singh.
CHN: Jiesheng Gao. Wenhui E
- August 04, 2023 18:59LIVE STREAMING INFO
When will the India vs Japan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match be played?
The India vs Japan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match will be played on Friday, August 4, 2023. The match will start at 08:30PM IST.
Where will the India vs Japan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match be played?
The India vs Japan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match will be played at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium in Chennai.
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The India vs Japan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network in India.
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