- August 09, 2023 22:21Thats all folks
That’s it from our side for this match. We’ll be back as the tournament moves to the business end. Until Friday, it’s goodbye!
- August 09, 2023 22:19The Semifinals
Semifinal 1 - Malaysia vs Korea
Semifinal 2 - India vs Japan
5th place playoff - Pakistan vs China
- August 09, 2023 22:17Asian Champions Trophy 2023 - Final Points Table
- August 09, 2023 22:14FULL TIME: IND 4-0 PAK
A commanding win for the home team in the end. Four wins out of five for the side and it ends the group stage on top with 13 points. For Pakistan, it will be the 5th place playoff next. Harmanpreet Singh started by scoring two in the first half. Jugraj Singh added the third before Akashdeep topped it off with his deflected goal in the final period.
- August 09, 2023 22:1359’
SAVED! Karthi’s shot from the top of the circle is saved by Abdullah Khan.
- August 09, 2023 22:1358’
Mandeep Singh and Hardik Singh combine to launch a counter attack. The former opens up into space but his pass in the final third goes out of play as he slips to the ground.
- August 09, 2023 22:1157'
Mandeep traps an aerial into the circle. He turns to his right and smashes a tomahawk at goal. The ball takes a Pakistani stick and misses the target.
- August 09, 2023 22:0955’ IND 4-0 PAK - Akashdeep Singh
AKASHDEEP SINGH MAKES IT FOUR NIL TO INDIA! Nilankanta finds Mandeep on the left side of the circle. Mandeep traps it and plays it to Akashdeep from between two Pakistani defender. Akashdeep is right in front of keeper. and diverts the ball’s direction.
- August 09, 2023 22:0653'
Umar Bhutta thrashes a pass into the circle. Harmanpreet traps it and then cooly dribbles it past three Pakistan players.
- August 09, 2023 22:0552'
India breaks away on a counter attack but the final shot from Karthi misses the right post.
- August 09, 2023 22:0350’
A green card for Afraz for a stick tackle on an Indian player.
- August 09, 2023 22:0249'
Karthi hits a pass into the circle from the right but there is no Indian stick to hit into the board. Seconds later, Mandeep has the ball in the circle but he is closed down quickly.
- August 09, 2023 22:0148'
Manpreet plays an aerial for Nilakanta on the right side of the Pakistani circlee. Nilakanta traps it, fires away at goal and Sukhjeet taps it in. The umpire, however, sees the ball come off Sukhjeet’s hand and disallows the goal.
- August 09, 2023 21:5746’
We’re off for the final period of the game.
- August 09, 2023 21:56End of Q3
The third quarter comes to an end. India managing to consolidate its lead without much trouble on the defensive end.
Just one quarter left for the side to manage and it will end the group stage as the topper.
- August 09, 2023 21:5545’
An error in trapping the ball sees the Pakistan chance from the short corner go by.
- August 09, 2023 21:5444’
Arshad Liaqat fires a shot from the left but it is a comfortable block for Krishan Pathak.
Pakistan, however, ends up with a penalty corner right after that.
- August 09, 2023 21:5243’
Akashdeep misses a sitter! Karthi darts down the left side and feeds Akashdeep on the far post. He has an empty goal to fire it into. Guess what, he fires it wide.
- August 09, 2023 21:5142’
Mandeep Singh with some handy stick work in left side of Pakistani circle but the ball is stolen off him.
- August 09, 2023 21:5041’
India scores a fourth as Harmanpreet Singh’s flash at goal goes in off a Pakistani stick.
The decision is reversed after an umpire’s referral deeming Harmanpreet’s shot dangerous.
- August 09, 2023 21:4839’
MISS! Just like that Harmanpreet slides one into the circle to catch the Pakistan defence off guard. Akashdeep’s deflection on the right side misses the goal by the barest of margin.
- August 09, 2023 21:4738’
India choosing to just slow things down as Harmanpreet plays the ball in his own half along with his two partners in the defensive line.
- August 09, 2023 21:4537'
India with a lightning fast counter attack down the right wing. Sukhjeet has the chance to hit the final shot but his poke from the centre misses the goal.
- August 09, 2023 21:4336’ IND 3-0 PAK - Jugraj Singh
GOAL! INDIA GOES 3-0 UP! There is a change at first battery. Instead of Harmanpreet, it is Jugraj Singh. He goes full steam at the drag flick and puts into straight at Akmal Hussain. The goalie gets a hand at it but there is too much power on the shot to stop it.
- August 09, 2023 21:4236’
Gurjant Singh’s stick gets tangled with a Pakistani defender as he tries to move the ball into the circle. A penalty corner for India.
- August 09, 2023 21:4135’
Jarmanpreet has rhe ball on the right flank but Umar Bhutta comes sweeping in to claim the ball back.
- August 09, 2023 21:4033’
Amit Rohidas gets in the way of a pass fired into the Indian circle. Pakistan gets another attempt to put the ball in but Arshad Liaqat cannot find a teammate.
- August 09, 2023 21:3832’
Pakistan trying to string together passes but too often they’ve been too long attempts, allowing India to win the ball back.
- August 09, 2023 21:3631’
Pakistan gets the ball rolling for the second half.
- August 09, 2023 21:32Qualification scenarios
As things stand, Pakistan will not make the cut for the semifinals. However, one goal scored and it still might get through.
- August 09, 2023 21:27HALF TIME: IND 2-0 PAK
India enters the break with its noses in front. While the scoreline might not suggest so, Pakistan has had entries into the circle which produced chances. India, however, kept calm to sustain the early spell of pressure. After the first quarter, its mostly been India testing Pakistan.
- August 09, 2023 21:2430’
The second try is saved by the post man but India has opted for a referral. Harmanpreet thinks it has come off the leg and asked for the TV umpire’s advice.
The TV umpire sees no reason to reverse the decision. Long corner for India to continue and the side loses it refrral.
- August 09, 2023 21:2330’
The drag flick from Harmanpreet comes off the first rusher’s foot. Another corner for India.
- August 09, 2023 21:2330’
Jarmanpreet Singh fires a pass after entering the circle on the right. It is raised dangerously by a Pakistani stick and India has a PC.
- August 09, 2023 21:2128’
Gurjant and Shamsher try to combine on the right. Gurjant slips a threaded pass to Shamsher but the latter cannot get to it. Too much weight on the ball.
- August 09, 2023 21:2027’
Manpreet tries a horizontal slap into the circle but there it escapes any contact and runs out of play.
- August 09, 2023 21:1825’
Gurjant Singh takes two swipes at goal but fails to test the keeper on either. Still, relentless pressure from the Indians.
- August 09, 2023 21:1824’
India mounting attack after attack. Karthi wins the ball up high and he plays it to his right, but Sukhjeet cannot take a shot.
- August 09, 2023 21:1623’ IND 2-0 PAK - Harmanpreet Singh
HARMANPREET SINGH DOUBLES THE LEAD! It down the middle again but at an awkward height for Akmal Hussain and the ball creeps between his legs to rattle the net.
- August 09, 2023 21:1423’
A second penalty corner for India. Vivek Sagar fires it in form the right and it hits a Pakistani foot.
- August 09, 2023 21:1422’
Jarmanpreet fires a pass into the circle from the right, but the ball pops up in the air dangerously and Pakistan wins a free hit.
- August 09, 2023 21:1221’
Sreejesh has to come out of his line to stop Afraz pass into the circle to Abdul Rehman
- August 09, 2023 21:1221’
Aqeel Ahmad fires a rocket in hoping for a deflection. The ball runs out of play.
- August 09, 2023 21:1120’
India wins the ball in near Pakistan’s 23-yard line. The pass is played to Sukhjeet Singh in the circle but he cannot trap the aerial.
- August 09, 2023 21:1019’
Mandeep again causing trouble on the left side. Thankfully for Pakistan, Usama Bashir is in his way to win the ball back.
- August 09, 2023 21:0817’
Amit Rohidas wins the ball from Zikriya Hayat as he tries to venture into the India circle from the left flank.
- August 09, 2023 21:0716’
Abdul Hannan with a darting run into the circle. He tries a cut back but only to find Nilakanta Sharma clearing it away from danger.
- August 09, 2023 21:0516’
India starts the play for the second quarter.
- August 09, 2023 21:04End of Q1
Paksitan controlled the better of the quarter but it is India that walks away with the lead. Harmanpreet Singh with another penalty corner conversion to add to his tally for the tournament.
- August 09, 2023 21:0315’ IND 1-0 PAK - Harmanpreet Singh
HARMANPREET SINGH GIVES INDIA THE LEAD! A killer drag flick right down the middle of the goal. No chance for Akmal Hussain.
- August 09, 2023 21:0215’
A penalty corner for India. Green card to the Pakisani captain Umar Bhutta for dissent.
- August 09, 2023 21:0114’
Harmanpreet feeds a long pass to Karthi in the circle but the local boy cannot get to it in time.
- August 09, 2023 21:0013’
SAVE! Karthi with a shot at goal but it is straight at Akmal Hussain. A comortable save.
- August 09, 2023 20:5912’
Hardik Singh is pressed by the Pakistan frontline but the midfielder manages to evade it and keep the ball in India’s possession.
- August 09, 2023 20:5811’
India is building an attack but Sumit is tackled in the final third and Pakistan thwarts the Indian charge.
- August 09, 2023 20:5610’
Gurjant and Mandeep try to combine in the left side of the circle but the former’s pass is intercepted.
- August 09, 2023 20:569’
Vivek Sagar Prasad wins the possession back from Pakistan.
- August 09, 2023 20:559’
The TV umpire says there is no reason to change the decision. Pakistan loses the referral.
- August 09, 2023 20:549’
Arshad Liaqat plays a ball in from the right side but the pass is blocked. Liaqat goes for a referral, appealing it came off an Indian foot. Manpreet is the man being checked for the infingement.
- August 09, 2023 20:527’
Mandeep Singhgets a long pass into the Pakistan circle. He just takes a fraction of a second too long to trap it and that allows time to cover the angle for his tomahawk.
- August 09, 2023 20:516’
Amit Rohidas’ pass into the Paksitan circle runs just past Jarmanpreet on the left side.
- August 09, 2023 20:516’
Harmanpreet nearly concedes possession but the Pakistan forward commits a foul.
- August 09, 2023 20:494’
Karthi Selvam with an entry into the circle but his tomahawk shot is blocked by a defender.
- August 09, 2023 20:483’
A pass into the Indian circle runs over the baseline and India gets the possession after sustaining some pressure.
- August 09, 2023 20:472’
SAVED! Muhammad Sufyan Khan’s drag flick is blocked by Pathak.
- August 09, 2023 20:452’
PAKISTAN SCORES! Hannan with a tap in at the back post past Krishan Pathak. India has asked for a referral.
The TV umpire deems it was saved by Pathak dangerously. Hence, it hit Hannan on the body. The goal is disallowd but Pakistan gets a PC.
- August 09, 2023 20:441’
Sukhjeet traps a ball in the circle and squares it for a teammate but the pass is intercepted.
- August 09, 2023 20:431’
Mandeep Singh with the push back for India.
- August 09, 2023 20:41Anthems done!
WE ARE READY FOR PUSH BACK! INDIA VS PAKISTAN HERE WE GO!
- August 09, 2023 20:28Almost there!
The pre-match training is almost complete. Ready for the start of the match.
- August 09, 2023 20:12What Pakistan needs to do to reach semifinals?
The Green Shirts are currently third thanks to their goal difference. Even point gets it into the semifinals, that too in the third place. In case of a loss, it needs to ensure it goal difference does not get worse than -2 (Currently it is at -1).
- August 09, 2023 20:04India vs Pakistan - Lineups
India: Krishan Bahadur Pathak, Varun Kumar, Jarmanpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, Mandeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Sumit, Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Sukhjeet Singh.
Pakistan: Akmal Hussain, Ahtisham Aslam, Aqeel Ahmad, Arshad Liaqat, Abdul Rana, Abdul Hannan, Zikriya Hayat, Usama Bashir, Umar Bhutta, Muhammad Sufyan Khan, Afraz.
- August 09, 2023 19:59India out for warmups
The Indian side is the first to enter the pitch for the pre-game drills.
- August 09, 2023 19:58Korea through to semifinals
Despite the 0-1 loss to Malaysia, Korea has managed to make it to the final four on goal difference.
- August 09, 2023 19:35What the rivalry means for the players?
Here are a few players and coaches from either side of the border, sharing their experience of the India vs Pakistan match.
- August 09, 2023 19:26India vs Pakistan Head to Head Record
Played: 172 | India - 64 | Pakistan- 82 | Draw - 26
- August 09, 2023 19:19Reviving India vs Pakistan Test series?
India and Pakistan played a total of eight Tests till 2006. Former hockey players firmly vouch for the spectacle to return.
- August 09, 2023 19:02India vs Pakistan in Chennai - A history
As India takes on Pakistan after a long time, here is historian K Arumugam taking you through what the rivalry means for the city.
- August 09, 2023 18:57Match Day 5 - Results
Japan 2-1 China
Malaysia 1-0 Korea (2nd quarter)
- August 09, 2023 18:50Asian Champions Trophy 2023 Points Table
A lot lies on this game to determine the final four of the Asian Champions Trophy 2023.
- August 09, 2023 18:34LIVE STREAMING INFO
When will the India vs Pakistan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match be played?
The India vs Pakistan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match will be played on Wednesday, August 9, 2023. The match will start at 08:30PM IST.
Where will the India vs Pakistan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match be played?
The India vs Pakistan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match will be played at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium in Chennai.
Where to watch the live telecast of the India vs Pakistan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match?
The India vs Pakistan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network in India.
Where to live stream India vs Pakistan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match?
The India vs Pakistan Asian Champions Trophy 2023 match will be live streamed on the Fancode mobile app.
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