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Asia Cup hockey: India, Pakistan clash on opening day

Asia Cup hockey: India, Pakistan clash on opening day

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India and Pakistan have been drawn in Pool A and will face off on May 23. The Indian hockey team will renew its rivalry against Pakistan at the men’s Asia Cup 2022, which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from May 23 to June 1. Set to be its 11th edition, this year’s Asia Cup will feature eight heavyweights of the continent, including Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Bangladesh and hosts Indonesia, along with India and Pakistan. India are the defending champions and have won the title thrice whilst finishing as runners-ups five times. Two of the most successful teams in field hockey, India and Pakistan, have been drawn in Pool A. Japan and Indonesia are the other countries in the pool. India and Pakistan last played each other at the Asian Champions Trophy 2021, where India defeated...