Women's Hockey World Cup 2022: India matches, fixtures, timing, where to watch

The Women's Hockey World Cup 2022 has started on July 1, Friday in Terrassa. India will play their first match against England.

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The FIH Women's Hockey World Cup 2022 has started on July 1, Friday in Terrassa. This is the 15th edition of the tournament, co-hosted by Spain and Netherlands. India will play their first match against England on July 3 in Amsterdam.

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There are allover 16 teams including India who will be divided into four pools of four teams each. The top team from each pool will secure a place in the quarterfinals. The second and third ranked teams from each pool will play the crossover matches to decide the remaining four quarterfinalists of the Women's Hockey World Cup 2022.

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The opening match on Friday was played between Spain and Canada. Spain defeated Canada by 4-1 on their home ground at the Estadi Olimpic de Terrassa. India will play their first match against England on July 3 in Amsterdam. In the year 1974, India has finished at fourth-place in the inaugural edition of the tournament.

All you need to know about the tournament are given below:

WORLD CUP DATES: July 1-17

WORLD CUP HOSTS: Spain and Netherlands

WORLD CUP POOLS:

Pool A- Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Chile

Pool B- India, England, New Zealand, China

Pool C- Argentina, Spain, Korea, Canada

Pool D- Australia, Belgium, Japan, South Africa

Fixtures:

INDIA'S POOL MATCHES AND TIMINGS (IST):

July 3- India vs England at 8 PM

July 4- India vs China at 8 PM

July 7- India New Zealand at 11 PM

CROSSOVER MATCHES: July 9-10

CLASSIFICATION MATCHES (9th to 16th): July 10 to 11

CLASSIFICATION MATCHES (13th to 16th): July 12

CLASSIFICATION MATCHES (9th to 12th): July 13

QUARTERFINALS: July 12 to 13

SEMIFINALS: July 16

FINAL AND THIRD PLACE PLAYOFF: July 17

WHERE TO WATCH: Star Sports 1 for Live broadcast and Disney+Hotstar for Live Streaming

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Indian Squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Savita (C), Bichu Devi
  • Defenders: Deep Grace Ekka (VC), Gurjit Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Udita
  • Midfielders: Nisha, Sushila Chanu, Monika, Neha, Jyoti, Navjot Kaur, Sonika, Salima Tete
  • Forwards: Vandana Katariya, Lalremsiami,Navneet Kaur, Sharmila Devi
  • Standby: Akshata Abaso Dhekale, Sangita Kumari
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