The top-ranked Pool B team and the hosts of FIH Series Finals will take on Brazil in the opening game of the competition in Kuala Lumpur. Touted as one of the favourites, Malaysia have earned direct qualification for their World Ranking. The hosts would be looking for a strong performance in front of their fans.
Meanwhile, Brazil have entered the tournament on the basis of a second place finish at the FIH Series Open in Santiago in Chile. The Samba Boys come into the tournament as 27th ranked side but have enough firepower and tactics to see off the best.
Both the sides have announced their respective squads for the tournament.
Malaysia's goalkeeper S Kumar was ruled out of the FIH Hockey Series Finals tournament.
Malaysia Hockey squad: Razie Rahim (C), Hairi Abdul Rahman, Fitri Saari, Mohd Ashran, Firhan Ashari, Azrai Aizad, Nor Syafiq Sumantri, Shahril Saabah, Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin, Faizal Saari, Hafizuddin Oltman, Sukri Mutalib, Faiz Helmi Jali, Najmi Farizal Jazlan, Syed Syafiq Syed Cholan, Marhan Mohd Jalil, Nik Aiman Nik Rozemi and Meor Azuan Hassan.
Brazil Hockey squad: Daniel Tatara, Bruno Mendonca, Paul Duncker, Joaquin Lopez, Adam Imer, André Patrocinio, Yuri van der Heijden, Gabriel Martins, Matheus Borges, Lucas Paixäo, Bruno Bitencourt, Patrick van der Heijden, Bryan Froelich, Paulo Monsores, Gabriel Fantini, Paulo Batista, Fabio Assis, Rodrigo Faustino
ML vs BRZ Dream11 Team
Malaysia fantasy picks: Faizal Saari, Razie Rahim, Marhan Jalil, Tengku Tajuddin, Syed Syafiq Syed Cholan, Sukri Mutalib, Faiz Helmi Jali
Brazil fantasy picks: Matheus Borges, Joaquin Lopez, Yuri van der heijden
Captain choices – Razie Rahim, Faiz Helmi Jali, Faizal Saari
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