Hockey World Cup 2023 Indian team will clash with Wales today interesting battle will be seen for quarter finals
In the Men’s Hockey World Cup, the Indian team will compete with the Wales team on January 19. The Indian team will hit the ground with the intention of winning this match. On winning this match by a big margin, the Indian team will directly reach the quarter-finals.
In the 15th edition of the Hockey World Cup being held in two cities of Odisha, Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, the Indian team has reached the cross over matches. Topping Pool D, the Indian team continues its quest to reach the quarter-finals. If the Indian team manages to register a resounding win, then they will get a direct entry in the quarter-final match and the team will not have to play a cross-over match.
Significantly, a total of 16 teams are participating in the Hockey World Cup 2023. These teams are divided into four groups. Whichever team will be on top will get a direct place in the quarter-finals. On the other hand, the second and third numbered teams will have to face off again in cross over matches. The winning teams in the cross over matches will qualify for the quarter finals.
Let us tell you that the England team is at the top position in Pool D with four points. India’s team also has four points but due to less number of goals, the Indian team is in second place. At the same time, Spain remains third with 3 points and Wales remains fourth without opening an account. India’s match with this team is going to be held in Bhubaneswar today.
The team would like to reach the quarterfinals directly
The Indian hockey team is scheduled to take on Wales, who are yet to open their account in the tournament, in Bhubaneswar. In this match, the Indian team would like to win with a big margin so that the team remains at the top position and can get direct entry into the quarterfinal matches. However, to stay on top, the Indian team will also depend on the match between England and Spain. On the other hand, if India has to face defeat against Wales, then the team will have to play a cross-over match to reach the quarter-finals.
This is how India’s journey has been so far
Let us tell you that the journey of the Indian team in the World Cup 2023 has been very good so far. After winning the first match against Spain, the second match against England was a draw. The Indian team will play their third and final match in Pool D against Wales, in which the team will go on the field with the intention of winning by a huge margin. At the same time, the team of Wales can be seen struggling to make it to the quarterfinals through the cross over match.
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