Check out the Indian time with TV telecast channels and match preview of China vs India. Two biggest nations in terms of population will face each other in a FIFA International Friendly game on this Saturday. Having a combined population of more than 2.7 billion, the nations set for a giant clash at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium located in China. The Indian team is playing an international match for the first time in China though their senior sides have faced other 17 times in the past.
China Vs India Indian Standard Time [IST]
According to Indian Standard Time, India vs China will kick off at 5:05 pm on 13 October 2018. The Indian Football team will be led by defender Sandesh Jhingan.
|Competition||FIFA International Friendlies 2018|
|Date||13 October 2018 [India]|
|Time||5:05 pm [IST]|
|Stadium||Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium|
|Seating capacity||13,000 spectators|
India Vs China Telecast In India
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China Vs India Match Preview
The match has attracted a lot of interest among the football fans and the media in the backdrop of the competition between the two countries in several spheres as well as the fact that they are playing a football match for the first time after 1997.
Out of last 17 head to head games between both teams, China has won 12 of them and India are yet to win the first game.
These two nations account for one-third of the World’s population and they are the fastest growing and competing global economies but they have remained “sleeping giants” with nothing much to show at the world stage.
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China is one of the established football countries in Asia. They are consistently among the top-10 in Asia and in the top-100 in the World. They are now 76th in FIFA rankings and 7th in Asia.
Indian all-time top goal scorer Sunil Chhetri said “We should not afford them much space. At the same time, whenever we find a little room of opportunity, we have to construct the moves and counter them.”