PTV Sports Live 2014 men’s hockey champions trophy Pakistan vs Belgium

NEW DELHI, India: The 2014 men’s hockey champions trophy is starting on Friday in Bhubaneswar, the capital of the Indian state of Odisha.

It the 35th edition of the hockey champions trophy for men, being held in Bhubaneswar from December 6 to 14.

There are eight prominent teams from all over the world including India, Pakistan, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, England, Argentine and Belgium which are taking part in the event.

The Pakistani team is placed in Pool A along with Australia, Belgium and England whereas Pool B is comprising of India, Netherlands, Germany and Argentina.

The pool stage will be followed by the quarter-finals, semis, classification matches and the final.

Pakistan will play its first match against Belgium on December 6 (Saturday). The match is scheduled to begin at 14:00 Indian Standard Time (IST).

Earlier on Tuesday, 18-member Pakistan hockey squad led by Muhammad Imran left for India from Wagha Border, to take part in the hockey champions trophy tournament.

Fixtures (Indian Standard Time)

December 6

Australia vs England – 12:00

Belgium vs Pakistan – 14:00

Netherlands vs Argentina – 17:30

Germany vs India – 19:30

December 7

Belgium vs Australia – 12:00

England vs Pakistan – 14:00

Germany vs Netherlands – 17:30

Argentina vs India – 19:30

December 9

Argentina vs Germany – 12:00

England vs Belgium – 14:00

Australia vs Pakistan – 17:30

Netherlands vs India – 19:30

December 11

First Quarter-final – 11:30

Second Quarter-final – 13:45

Third Quarter-final – 17:15

Fourth Quarter-final -19:30

December 13

5th-8th place – 11:30

5th-8th place – 13:45

First Semi-final – 17:15

Second Semi-final – 19:30

December 14

7th-8th place – 11:30

5th-6th place – 13:45

3rd-4th place – 17:15

Final – 19:30