NEW DELHI: Pakistans miserable performance continued till their last match in the tournament when they could not beat Canada to win the11th position and finished at bottom here on Thursday.
The match, play-off for 11-12 positions was decided in the extra time after both teams leveled the match 2-2.
This is Pakistans worst performance in the history of the World Cup hockey.
Pakistan took the lead in the fourth minute when Rehan Butt made breakthrough on the pass by Shakeel Abbasi.
However, Canada equalled the score in the 12th minute through Connor Grimes and both teams were playing 1-1 when [...]
NEW DELHI: Pakistan and Canada to meet for 11th and 12th position in hockey World Cup here today, Geo news reported.
Also, the semifinal counters to be played today while the matches for other positions in tournament to be played from tomorrow.
Pakistan and Canada hockey teams to play for the last two positions in the mega event in first match of the day.
Pakistan have won a match in tournament defeating Spain by 2-1 but Canada has yet to open its account in the event.
First semifinal match to be played between Germany and English teams today at 6pm in the evening while Australia to take on Holland [...]
NEW DEHLI: Pakistan is scheduled to play minnows Canada for 11th-12th places on Thursday in World Cup Hockey.
Pakistan fared the worst among Asian teams in the current tournament, forced into a play-off for the 11th-12th places against lowly Canada after ending the league with four defeats and one win.
Former Olympians and coaches on Wednesday lamented the poor showing by Asian teams at the men”s field hockey World Cup, saying Europe and Australia were now the masters of the game.
None of the three Asian teams in the 12-nation tournament – South Korea, India and Pakistan – qualified [...]
NEW DELHI: Four-time champions Pakistans World Cup campaign has gone horribly wrong, and call it fate that they have to stand up to the toughest opponents in Pool B Australia in their last league encounter on Monday (today).
It appears to be a tough ask for the crestfallen Pakistani team against the title favourites after their shocking loss to South Africa, with the 3-4 scoreline belying the domination of the African side.
In other pool matches, England will take on Olympic silver medallists Spain while India face South Africa. European champions England have already booked a semifinal [...]
LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the schedule of the Patrons Trophy Grade-II Cricket Tournament, which will be held from March 11 to April 9.
Twenty teams will participate in the tournament and they have been divided into four groups.
The semi-finals of the tournament will be played from April 1 to 3 at the LCCA Ground Lahore and the Multan Stadium, Multan while the final will be held on April 6-9 at the Bahawalpur Stadium.
Both the finalists will be eligible to take part in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy during the next season.
KARACHI: Two more matches of the ongoing National Twenty20 Cup will be played at National Stadium in Karachi today (Wednesday).
Islamabad Leopard will play its first match of the tournament against Abbotabad Rhinos who were outplayed by Faisalabad Wolves in their first match.
Meanwhile, Islamabad team will not have the services of its skipper Shoaib Akhtar, who is suffering from fever.
In the second clash, Peshawar Panther will take on Quetta Bears. Both teams will be hoping to register their first win of the tournament.
NEW DELHI: Three matches would be played in Hockey World Cup today, Geo News reported Wednesday.
The first match would be played between Canada and Germany. And Argentine and South Korea will take on each other in the second face-off and Holland and New Zealand will play todays last match.
The defending champion Germany opened the tournament on low note; however, they can make their comeback possible in the tournament by putting in excellent show against Canada today.
Both the team would hit the ground at 4am PST. The match between Argentine and South Korea will begin at 6am PST.
Korea played [...]
NEW DELHI: Pakistan Tuesday overcame the 1-4 loss to India in the first match to pip Olympic silver-medallists Spain 2-1 and pocket their first points in the 12-nation tournament.
Pakistan led 1-0 at half-time through a goal by Abdul Haseem, before David Alegre drew level for Spain in the 65th minute after the goal was referred to the video umpire.
Pakistan earned their first penalty corner two minutes before the final whistle and veteran Sohail Abbas” shot was deflected into the goal by Haseem for the winner.
“The World Cup started for us today,” said Pakistan coach Shahid Ali [...]
KARACHI: Three matches will be played here today in the National Twenty20 cricket tournament.
Shahid Khan Afridi, on his 30th birthday, will play for Karachi Dolphins.
The first match on second day of the tournament, will be played between Abbotabad Rhinos, led by former captain Younis Khan and Faisalabad Wolves, captained by Misbah-ul-Haq.
Multan Tigers and Quetta Bears will face each other in the second match while in the third and the last match of today will be played between Shahid Afridis Karachi Dolphins and Hyderabad Hawks.
Afridi will also cut his birthday cake at the stadium.
Geo Super [...]
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