New Zealand will take on India in the Pool A hockey match of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 on 24th July at the Oi Hockey Stadium, South Pitch.
NZ vs IND Match Preview
New Zealand qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with two wins over Korea in the 2019 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers in Stratford, England, prevailing 3-2 and 3-0. They are now placed 9th in the FIH Rankings and will be keen to defeat a strong Indian team which may boost their confidence significantly.
India are presently placed fourth in the FIH Hockey Rankings, and they qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2020 with two wins against Russia in the 2019 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, prevailing 4-2 and 7-1. As they attempt to make history in Japan, they will be eager to restore their long-lost grandeur.
- Match Name: New Zealand vs India
- Date: 24th July
- Timings: 6:30 am IST
- Venue: Oi Hockey Stadium
Squads to choose from
Leon Hayward (GK), Blair Tarrant (C), Hugo Inglis, Steve Edwards, Sean Findlay, Stephen Jenness, Sam Lane, Dane Lett, Shea McAleese, Jared Panchia, Nick Ross, Kane Russell, Jacob Smith, Dylan Thomas, Nick Wilson, Nic Woods
P.R. Sreejesh (GK), Manpreet Singh (C), Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra, Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit, Shamsher Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh
Probable Playing XI
Leon Hayward, Stephen Jenness, Sam Lane, Dane Lett, Dylan Thomas, Nick Wilson, Nic Woods, Blair Tarrant, Hugo Inglis, Steve Edwards, Sean Findlay
P.R. Sreejesh, Harmanpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohida, Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Nilakanta Sharma, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh
Sreejesh Parattu, Harmanpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Tarrant (VC), Woods, Manpreet Singh (C), Inglis, Edwards, Mandeep Singh, Jenness, Gurjant Singh
The aforementioned NZ vs IND Dream 11 Prediction, NZ vs IND Final Prediction, NZ vs IND Top Picks are based on our in-house analysis. However, this does not guarantee a positive result.