World XI take series 1-0 as 2nd match against Pakistan ends in draw

11:38 AM | 21 Jan, 2018
World XI take series 1-0 as 2nd match against Pakistan ends in draw
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LAHORE – The second match of the Hockey Cup 2018 between Pakistan and World XI teams ended with a 3-3 draw at National Hockey Stadium in Lahore on Sunday.

World XI lead the series by 1:0 as the young Pakistani side was outplayed 5-1 by the experienced World XI in the first match in Karachi on Friday.

Match Timings

The match starts at 2:00pm.

Where to watch Live match?

PTV Sports will broadcast live coverage. Daily Pakistan will provide live goal score and live updates.

Tickets

Tickets for the Pakistan and World XI hockey series are available at selected TCS outlets in Lahore. However, hockey fans can purchase tickets from entry points of the stadium at the reasonable price," Ejaz Ahmad, spokesman of the Pakistan Hockey Federation to told Daily Pakistan.

“Tickets are priced at Rs 250, Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 and are available today at outside the stadium," he added. “The tour of World XI is very significant to revive international hockey in Pakistan “, he said adding ” we expect big gatherings at Karachi and Lahore as international hockey returns to Pakistan after a long gap".

Pakistan Squad:

Junaid Manzoor (Captain) Rizwan Ali (vice-captain) Waqar Younis and Adil Rao (goal-keepers) Rizwan Ali, Rehan

Butt, Moin Shakeel, Adeel Latif, Shahzaib Khan, Ghanzafeer Ali, Afraz Hakeem, Umair Sattar, Naveed Alam,

Amjad Ali, Awais Arshad, Rana Waheed, Ahmed Nadeem, M. Ilyas, Waqar Ali, Zakirullah and Ibrahim.

Six standby players include Akmal Hussain (goalkeeper), Ali Raza, Hammad Anjum, Murtaza Yaqoob, Zahan Butt

and Umer Bilal.

The World XI will comprise 15 to 16 players, mostly from Australia, Germany, Holland, Belgium and Spain.

Pakistan’s former hockey captain Sohail Abbas will also be part of the World XI.

The team will later leave for a tour of Argentina on February 5.