The World League was conceived and started in 2012, and currently serves as a qualifying tournament for the World Cup and the Olympics, held in a gap of four years of each edition and within two years of each other.
The men’s World League final has always been hosted by India will host this year’s Final as well in Bhubaneswar.
Third edition of Hockey World League is going on and the race to make it to the final is underway. Ten teams — Korea, Argentina, India, Scotland, Netherlands, Pakistan, England, China, Malaysia, Canada — will be in action in London as they look to keep their hopes alive of making it to the final.
Pakistan has lost game by 7-1 from Indian and India has registered their third consecutive victory and seal a place in the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League Semi-Final on Sunday.It was a complete performance by the Indians who dominated their arch-rivals throughout the match to post a facile win and zoom to the top of Pool B ahead of The Netherlands. India’s biggest win over Pakistan is 7-1, improving the 7-4 effort against arch-rivals in 2003 Champions Trophy and 2010 Commonwealth Games.
In Pool B India are a top with three wins from as many games, just ahead of the Netherlands, who are placed second. Pakistan, on the other hand, are at the bottom of the pool after losing all three matches they have played so far.
INDIAN’S EXPECTED TEAM
Goalkeepers: Akash Chikte, Vikas Dahiya
Defenders: Pardeep Mor, Kothajit Singh, Surender Kumar,Rupinderpal Singh,Harmanpreet Singh
Midfielders :Chinglensana Singh Kangujam – VC, Uthappa, Satbir Singh, Sardar Singh,Manpreet Singh – C, Harjeet Singh
Forwards: Ramandeep Singh, SV Sunil, Talwinder Singh, Mandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh
MATCH VENUE DETAILS
City : London
Date : 20th june 2017
Timing : 6:30 pm IST
TV SCHEDULES/ LIVE STREAM
Very match from the tournament will be live on BT Sport on TV, while live streaming will be available at BTSport.com. Matches will be broadcast live on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports HD2. The match will be streamed online on Hotstar.