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India to face Pakistan in Asian Champions Trophy final at Oman tonight


In hockey, India will take on arch rivals Pakistan in the finals of the Asian Champions Trophy in  Muscat, Oman, tonight. The match will begin at 10.40 p.m.

After securing a 3-1 victory over Pakistan earlier in the tournament, defending champions India would look forward to continue its dominance.

On saturday, India defeated Japan 3-2 in the semi-finals to book a place in the finals.  In the other semis yesterday,  Pakistan managed a 3-1 win in the shootout after a 4-4 draw in regulation period in their  match against Malaysia.  India had also secured bronze at the Asian Games held in Indonesia after overcoming Pakistan by a close 2-1 margin.