In the upcoming match of FIH Series Finals, Indian men hockey team is ready to take on Russia for the second time in the series. India who has already secured its place in the semi-finals has played three matches far accomplishing victory in each one of them. In just three matches Indian men hockey team has scored 23 goals which brought them on No.1 in pool A.
Whereas, Japan who is from Pool B, currently holding No.2 position after the USA is not so bad in itself. So far Japan has played four matches following their victory in 3 games, one was drawn against the reigning team of Pool B, USA. Therefore, both teams are currently in a very amazing form but stats have entirely another story for this fixture. According to the team’s previous record, in 15 matches Japan has been able to win only once while India defeated Japan for a record 13 times.
In the series, however, this will be their first face off. So get ready to see an interesting game of FIH Series Finals tomorrow on 14th June 2019.
Match Details When and Where
There has been no news of team or injury update from both the teams.
India Men Hockey squad:
PR Sreejesh, Krishan B Pathak, Nilakanta Sharma, Akashdeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra (Vice Captain), Surender Kumar, Varun Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Gurinder Singh, Manpreet Singh (Captain), Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Sumit, Mandeep Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Gursahibjit Singh, Simranjit Singh
Japan Men Hockey squad:
YAMASHITA Manabu (Captain), YAMASAKI Koji, MITANI Genki, TANAKA Seren, OCHIAI Hiromasa, MURATA Kazuma, HOSHI Suguru, TANAKA Kenta, KITAZATO Kenji, FUJISHIMA Raiki, FUKUDA Kentaro, OHASHI Masaki, YAMADA Shota, TAKANO Yusuke (Goal Keeper), ZENDANA Hirotaka, YOSHIKAWA Takashi (Goal Keeper), WATANABE Kota, KIRISHITA Yoshiki
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