India will take on reigning World Champions Germany and World No.4 Australia in the forthcoming matches.

Rourkela, 05 March 2023: The box office ticket sales & Redemption of online tickets for the upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League 2022/23 in Rourkela will commence on 6th March 2023. Fans can buy as well as redeem the online purchased tickets from the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium between 11 am to 7pm and on 8th March, on the occasion of Holi festivities, the box office will function between 4pm to 7pm. Tickets could be purchased / redeemed at Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium Gate No 2 for North and East Stands & Gate No 6 for South and West Stands respectively.

The league’s home games of FIH Hockey Pro League 2022/2023 for India commenced last October at the iconic Kalinga Stadium. The Indian team made a strong start to their campaign with a fine 4-3 and 7-4 win against New Zealand, followed by 3-2 loss and 2-2 draw against Spain.

In the upcoming matches at the newly-built crown jewel of hockey – Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela, India will battle it out against Australia and the World Champions Germany.

Ticket prices for India’s matches are as follows: West Stand tickets cost Rs 500, while East Stand tickets cost Rs 400 and North & South Stands tickets cost Rs 200. For Australia vs Germany matches, West Stand tickets cost Rs 500, East Stand tickets cost Rs 200, and North & South Stands tickets cost Rs 100.

As per the league format, Rourkela will host six matches, where the three teams will play each other twice. On March 10th, India will take on Germany in the first match, followed by Germany playing against Australia on March 11th. On March 12th, India and Australia will go head-to-head, while on March 13th, India will play against Germany for the second time. On March 14th, the spotlight will be on Germany and Australia, and the final match in Rourkela will take place on March 15th, with India playing against Australia for the second time. All matches will be held at 1900 hours.

Padma Shri Dr Dilip Tirkey, President, Hockey India, said, “Following the online tickets sales which commenced on 27th February, Hockey India is happy to announce the box office ticket sales for the forthcoming matches in Rourkela. The spectators turned up in large numbers during the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela and we expect a similar response for the FIH Pro League as well, with world’s best teams coming here to participate.”


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