The FIFA WC 2022 kicks off tomorrow with the Qatar vs Ecuador group-stage encounter. The Al-Bayt Stadium situated in Al Khor will be hosting the game. Ecuador has made a return after a long 8 years gap in the FIFA world cup, whereas it is the first time ever that Qatar is featuring in the competition. Both sides would be looking to begin their campaign with a win. Ahead in this article, you can find the details for the telecast of the FIFA WC 2022 in India.
Talking about the head-to-head records of both sides, Qatar and Ecuador have faced each other only 3 times before. Both sides have managed to win 1 game against each other while one game ended in a draw. The last time both these sides faced each other was back in October 2018 when Qatar ended up on the winning side with a 4-3 scoreline.
Having won their last 3 games in the Al-Bayt Stadium, the hosts would be carrying confidence into their first World Cup game ever. It will also be the first time ever that an Arab nation will be hosting the World Cup.
Ahmed Alaaeldin was injured last week during the match against Albania and is doubtful for the match against Ecuador. Captain Hassan Al-Haydos will take Ali Asad’s spot.
Byron Castillo came off during the final warm-up game of the side however he is also not included in the 26-man squad. Sarmiento is suffering from a minor muscle problem and might be doubtful. Gruezo previously had a thigh issue but now he has been training normally and hence might play.
Qatar vs Ecuador FIFA WC 2022 Live Telecast in India
Reliance-owned Viacom18 has bagged the rights to broadcast the FIFA WC 2022 Live in India. The Sports 18 channel of the network will be providing the live telecast of the Qatar vs Ecuador FIFA WC match in India, with English commentary. For Hindi commentary, people in India can tune in to the MTV HD channel.
Live Streaming Details
Online viewers in India would as well be able to stream the FIFA WC matches. The Jio Cinema app will provide live streaming of the entire WC including the Qatar vs Ecuador match in India.
Qatar vs Ecuador, FIFA WC 2022 Group A match
Date: 20 Nov 2022
Venue: Al-Bayt Stadium, Al Khor
Time in India: 9:30 PM IST