Indian Men’s Volleyball team will kickstart action in the Asian Games, four days before the opening ceremony. The team will face Cambodia in the opening grouo encounter
India vs Cambodia LIVE: Indian Men’s Volleyball team will kick-start action in the Asian Games 2023 on Tuesday, 19th September 2023. India will face Cambodia in the opening group encounter on the day. The match is scheduled to begin at 4.30 pm IST.
Asian Games Volleyball – India vs Cambodia
The Volleyball event is getting underway four days ahead of the official opening ceremony. Overall, 19 teams will be in action in the sport in the event. In a Pool C encounter, India will be facing Cambodia in the opening match.
Indian Men’s team is ranked 19th among the Asian nations. It has been 37 years since the nation sealed a podium finish in the quadrennial event. The 12-member side hopes to improve their performance from the previous editions. In 2018, they finished 12th out of 20 nations that featured in the event.
Cambodian National Men’s volleyball team returns to the Asiad after over 50 years of absence. The team is much lowly ranked than India in the World rankings.
The Indian squad has a mix of youth and experience. Ukkrapandian Mohan, Ashwal Rai, Vinit Kumar lend the experience. Meanwhile players who have shined in the Prime Volleyball league with the likes of Muthusamy Appavu, Guru Prasanth are also part of the side.
India Men’s Squad: Amit, Vinit Kumar, Shameemudheen Ammarambath, Muthusamy Appavu, Hari Prasad Bevinakuppe Suresha, Rohit Kumar, Manoj Lakshmipuram Manjunatha, Ukkrapandian Mohan, Ashwal Rai, Santhosh Sahaya Anthoni Raj, Guru Prasanth Subramanian Venkatasubbu, Erin Varghese
How to watch live streaming of Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 in India?
Fans can watch the live streaming of the Volleyball event on the Sony Liv App. The live telecast will be available on Sony Sports Ten 2, 3, 4, and 5 SH/HD Channels.
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