The Indian men’s hockey team is eyeing a record fourth title while Malaysia are playing in their maiden final. Watch IND vs MAS live!
The Indian men’s hockey team will play Malaysia in the Asian Champions Trophy 2023 final at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.
The India vs Malaysia hockey final is scheduled to start at 8:30 PM IST. Live streaming and telecast of the match will be available.
The Indian hockey team has been unbeaten in the tournament so far, ending the league stage at the top of the Asian Champions Trophy 2023 points table. In all, India have won five matches and drawn one against Japan.
In the semi-finals, India blanked reigning Asian Games champions Japan 5-0 to make the final.
During their unbeaten run, world No. 4 India also defeated ninth-ranked Malaysia 5-0 during the league stage of the continental meet.
Malaysia finished second in the league standings and progressed to the semi-finals, where they beat defending champions Republic of Korea 6-2 to storm into their maiden final.
India, meanwhile, will be playing their fifth final in seven appearances. They have won the Asian Champions Trophy thrice (2011, 2016 and 2018) and finished runners-up once (2012). India are the joint-most successful team in the Asian Champions Trophy with Pakistan, who have also won three titles.
Drag-flick specialist Harmanpreet Singh, the Indian hockey team captain, is the leading scorer of the tournament so far with eight goals. Malaysia’s top-scorer Firhan Ashari, meanwhile, has hit the board four times.
Before the final on Saturday, the two losing semi-finalists, Korea and Japan, will face off in the third-place playoff match.
Where to watch India vs Malaysia Asian Champions Trophy 2023 hockey final live
Live streaming of the India vs Malaysia hockey final of the Asian Champions Trophy 2023 will be available on FanCode. The IND vs MAS hockey match will be telecast live on the Star Sports First and Star Sports Select 2 HD TV channels in India.
Source : Olympics