The 10th edition of the Asia Cup tournament will take place at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka, returning to Bangladesh for the first time since 1985. The tournament will take place from October 11 to 22, 2017.

This year, the tournament will feature host nation Bangladesh along with China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Oman and Pakistan.

India is the top-ranked team among the competing teams at 6th position in the latest World Rankings, while Korea, the current title holder, is ranked 13th. World number 12 Malaysia, after excellent performance in the recent Hockey World League semi-final in London, and world number 14 Pakistan round up the mix of teams.

Pakistan, India, Japan and Bangladesh are in Pool A, while Malaysia, Korea, China and Oman are in Pool B.

Pool A

Match Date Time
India vs Japan 11 October 3pm local time, 2:30pm IST
Pakistan vs Bangladesh 11 October 5:30pm local time, 5pm IST
Japan vs Pakistan 13 October 3pm local time, 2:30pm IST
India vs Bangladesh 13 October 5:30pm local time, 5pm IST
Japan vs Bangladesh 15 October 3pm local time, 2:30pm IST
India vs Pakistan 15 October 5:30pm local time, 5pm IST

 

Pool B

Match Date Time
Malaysia vs China 12 October 3pm local time, 2:30pm IST
South Korea vs Oman 12 October 5:30pm local time, 5pm IST
China vs Oman 14 October 3pm local time, 2:30pm IST
South Korea vs Malaysia 14 October 5:30pm local time, 5pm IST
Malaysia vs Oman 16 October 3pm local time, 2:30pm IST
China vs South Korea 16 October 5:30pm local time, 5pm IST

The second round (Super 4s) will be played between October 18 and October 21.

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