Men’s Hockey World Cup: Team India will face New Zealand in a crossover match in Men’s Hockey World Cup. The team that wins this match will reach the quarter finals.
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The Indian hockey team will face New Zealand in its next match in the 15th Hockey World Cup (Hockey World Cup 2023) in Odisha. It will be a crossover match. The team that wins here will get a place in the quarterfinals. Both teams could not top their respective pools. That’s why these teams now have to play crossover matches.
There are 16 teams in four pools in this World Cup. The winning team in each pool advances directly to the quarter-finals. The second and third placed teams will qualify for the quarter-finals under cross-over matches. Indian team is in Pool-D. Here England is leading with 7 points. The Indian team also scored 7 points but remained in the second position with less goal difference. On the other hand, New Zealand finished third in Pool-C.
The Indian team has the upper hand.
In this World Cup, the Indian team won their first match against Spain by 2-0. After that, the match against England ended in a 0-0 draw. In the third match, India won 4-2 against Wales. At the same time, New Zealand had to face defeats against Netherlands and Malaysia in their pool. The only win was against Chile.
When and where to watch the match?
This cross-over match between India and New Zealand in the Hockey World Cup will be held on January 22 at 7 pm. The match will be played at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar. This match can be watched live on Star Sports First, Star Sports Select 2 SD and Star Sports Select 2 HD. Live streaming of the match will be available on Disney + Hotstar app.