Hockey World Cup 2018, India vs Netherlands: Welcome to our live blog of India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 match. The India-Netherlands duel is expected to be a fast-paced, attacking encounter with both the teams heavily relying on their goal-scoring abilities to come out winners. Both India and Netherlands have scored heavily in the pool stages. While India have scored 12 goals and conceded three, the Dutch have pumped in 18 goals and conceded five. The Dutch have got plenty of experience in the midfield and its strike force. It will be a real test for the Indian defence on Thursday. The Indians too would be relying on their strikers Mandeep Singh, Simranjeet Singh, Lalit Upadhyay and Akashdeep Singh to continue their good work. With the Kalinga Stadium expected to be packed to its full capacity, there will also be tremendous pressure on the Indian team and the Dutch will be more than happy to exploit any mistake.
Highlights, India vs Netherlands, Hockey World Cup 2018 Quarterfinals:
20.35: Whistle blows and it's the end of Indian journey in the tournament as they lost 1-2.
20.32 IST: Manpreet Singh on a run with the ball and he creates an excellent chance but that went in vain.
20.29 IST: Excellent defending by the Indian team without any goalkeeper.
20.28 IST: Netherlands get another penalty corner and India is playing without a goalkeeper.
20.23 IST: Netherlands goalkeeper stops a powerful shot of Manpreet Singh. IND 1 NED 2
20.22 IST: India gets the penalty corner and only 5 minutes 17 seconds left in this match.
20.20 IST: Amit gets the Yellow Card and India down to 10 players on the field.
20.18 IST: Netherlands are playing the smart game by taking full control of the possession after taking lead.
20.14 IST: GOAL! Netherlands smashes the goal from the penalty corner. IND 1 NED 2
20.13 IST: Simranjeet displays some magical skills in the Netherlands' half. IND 1 NED 1
20.10 IST: Video Referral saved the Indian team after a wonder strike by Netherlands player.
20.07 IST: With the whistle blows the last quarter of the match starts.
20.06 IST: And it's the end of Quarter 3 and still the score is same 1-1.
20.05 IST: The visitors are putting a lot of pressure on Indian defenders and are dominating this quarter with total ease.
19.59 IST: Netherlands misses the golden chance to get the lead. IND 1 NED 1
19.56 IST: India are far behind in the possession game in the third quarter with only 39%. IND 1 NED 1
19.54 IST: Indian defenders are at the top of their game at the penalty corner spot.
19.49 IST: Netherlands get the penalty but they miss the golden chance to get the lead. IND 1 NED 1
19.47 IST: Whistle Blows for the third quarter. Netherlands start the proceedings.
19.44 IST: Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik is in the stadium.
19.38 IST: It's still 1-1 at half-time.
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19.30 IST: Netherlands player gets the green card.
19.28 IST: Manpreet Singh super shot hits the goalpost and both teams are still levelled. IND 1 NED 1
19.25 IST: Foul committed by Netherland player in the midfield.
19.24 IST: Netherlands are taking charge with more possession in the game.
19.21 IST: Whistle blows for the start of second quarter. IND 1 NED 1
19.19 IST: It's the end of first quarter and both team are levelled now.
19.19 IST: GOAL! Netherland scores the equalizer. IND 1 NED 1
19.17 IST: Umpire Referral taken, The question in doubt is the goal scored by the Netherlands team
* With less one minute left in the first quarter. India is leading.
19.14 IST: GOAL! Akashdeep strikes the first goal of the match. IND 0 NED 0
19.12 IST: India gets the first penalty corner.
19.09 IST: Netherland look a lot faster in the field than India. IND 0 NED 0
19.05 IST: Excellent gameplay by the hosts after Mandeep Singh leading the attack for them. IND 0 NED 0
19.03 IST: Good interception by India in the midfield to push back Netherlands team.
19.01 IST: India on the run to get some early advantage. IND 0 NED 0
18.59 IST: And the countdown starts for quarterfinals of the World Cup.
18.57 IST: Both the teams are on the field for the national anthem of their respective countries.
Here are the details of When and Where to Watch India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 quarterfinal match:
When is India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 quarterfinal match?
The India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 match will be played on December 2, 2018.
Where will India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 quarterfinal match be played?
The India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 match will be played at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
What time does the India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 quarterfinal match start (time in IST)?
The India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 match will begin at 7 pm IST.
Where to watch India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup quarterfinal 2018 match Live on TV in India?
You can watch India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 match Live broadcast on TV on DD Sports in Hindi Commentary and Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD in English commentary.
India: Star Sports, Star Sports HD
UK: BT Sport
Australia: Fox Sports
Where to watch India vs Netherlands Online Live streaming in India?
You can live stream India vs Netherlands Hockey World Cup 2018 match online on Hotstar and on the official YouTube channel of International Hockey Federation.
What is the Indian and Netherlands squad for the Hockey World Cup 2018 match?
India: PR Sreejesh, Krishna Bahadur Pathak, Harmanpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra, Varun Kumar, Kothajit Singh Khadangbam, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Manpreet Singh (c), Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Nilakanta Sharma, Hardik Singh, Sumit, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay and Simranjeet Singh.
Netherlands: Billy Bakker (c), Jeroen Hertzberger, Lars Balk, Thijs van Dam, Jonas de Geus, Jorrit Croon, Seve van Ass, Valentin Verga, Glenn Schuurman, Sander de Wijn, Sander Baart, Robbert Kemperman, Mirco Pruijser, Bob de Voogd, Sam van der Ven, Joep de Mol, Thierry Brinkman, Pirmin Blaak, Mink van der Weerden