Pakistan vs RSA Hockey Match Previews 2 July 2013

The FIH Hockey World League is an international field hockey competition organized by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The competition, which is held over two years, also serves as the qualifier for a Hockey World Cup. This year it is being hosted by Malaysia.

Pakistan will compete against Republic of South Africa hockey team in Wold Hockey League on 2nd July 2013. Watch Pak vs South Africa hockey live scores, highlights and other updates in World Hockey League 2013. Pakistani squad is quite fresh as compared to South Africa’s experienced team. This match is very crucial for both sides as the winner will make his position stronger in the points table.

World number 5 Pakistan has been able to draw its both matches against England (2-2) and Malaysia (4-4). Both matches proved to be very tough for Pakistan team but at the end they were able to tie the scores in both matches. Currently Pakistan has 2 points on the Points table being Malaysia with 4 points in Pool B. Abdul Haseem Khan and the captain Muhammad Imran are showing great fitness level and are looking to be on the top of their game after scoring against England and Malaysia. Shakeel Abbasi is always dangerous with his penalty strokes.

This match will live broadcast on Pakistan official sports channel “PTV Sports” at start time of match so tune this channels for watch full match coverage.

Pakistan vs RSA Hockey Live Score Match Highlights Videos 2 July 2013

Pakistan vs RSA Hockey Match 2013
World Hockey League – Semi Final
Date: 02 July 2013 | 02-07-2013
Time: 6:00 PM
Venue: Johar Bahru en-route Kuala Lumpur.

Pakistan vs South Africa Score Pakistan vs South Africa Live
Pakistan 6 2 South Africa

Final Score Pakistan Won the Match!

On the other hand World number 12 South Africa is desperate for a win because their first match resulted as a tie against England with 3-3 goals and then they lost to Home side Malaysia with a 4-6 score. They are currently at the bottom of the points table having just 1 point.Jethro Eustace from SA team can also put pressure upon the competitive team through his penalty shots. Wade Paton is also showing good mental and physical stability.

Teams:

Pakistan Playing Eleven:

No Last Name First Name DOB Caps
1 SHAH     (GK) IMRAN 25.09.1988 84
2 IMRAN   (C) MUHAMMAD 12.01.1979 195
3 ATEEQ MUHAMMAD 09.09.1989 55
4 IRFAN MUHAMMAD 01.04.1990 123
5 AHMED FAREED 28.04.1989 151
6 MAHMOOD RASHID 15.08.1987 72
7 WAQAS   (VC) MUHAMMAD 03.09.1988 186
8 RASOOL SHAFQAT 10.12.1988 137
9 HASEEM KHAN ABDUL 15.07.1987 145
10 RIZWAN SENIOR MUHAMMAD 31.12.1989 42
11 ABBASI SHAKEEL 05.01.1984 232
12 BUTT       (GK) IMRAN 16.07.1988 58
13 KHALID MUHAMMAD 01.02.1992 38
14 TOUSIQ MUHAMMAD 05.01.1995 27
15 SHAHZAD AAMIR 24.12.1888 20
16 HAIDER BILLGRAMI ABBAS 26.10.1989 62
17 UMAR BHUTTA MUHAMMAD 24.12.1992 42
18 ZUBAIR MUHAMMAD 12.10.1988 130

South Africa Playing Eleven:

No. Last Name First Name D.O.B. Age Caps
1 ROBINSON JONATHAN 09/09/1986 26 56
2 PATON WADE 21/03/1986 27 68
5 SMITH AUSTIN 20/05/1985 28 118
7 DRUMMOND TIMOTHY 05/03/1988 25 58
9 HYKES JULIAN 06/10/1982 30 79
10 NORRIS- JONES LLOYD 04/02/1986 27 102
11 LOUW LANCE 12/05/1986 26 56
13 GONSALVES NICHOLAS 18/04/1988 25 11
14 HALKETT RHETT 02/05/1986 26 77
15 HALEY CRAIG 24/01/1985 28 17
19 DE VOUX JEAN-PIERRE 24/05/1986 26 9
21 EUSTICE JETHRO 01/11/1989 23 8
23 PIETERSE ERASMUS 20/08/1983 29 64
24 DA GRACA MIGUEL 09/01/1984 28 53
26 PRETORIUS FRANCOIS 09/06/1989 24 7
30 PATON TAINE 04/01/1989 23 61
31 PANTHER CLINTON 13/02/1991 21 46
32 JONES GOWAN 24/06/1989 24 4

Prediction:

Pakistan last time draw their 2 matches other hand South Africa draw 1 and lost 1 match against Malaysia. so this time both teams need for must win match. we are looking RSA team in excellent condition but hope Pakistan team make good comeback in this match and qualify for next round.

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