Key info, fixtures and squad: Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup

Mark Gleghorne with England at the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup
England's men's are in India for the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup as they look to make their mark on 2018's showpiece global event for men's hockey.

We've got all the key information here as Danny Kerry's side do battle against the world's very best teams.

Fixtures & results
Fri 30 Nov - England 2-2 China
Tue 4 Dec - England 0-3 Australia
Mon 10 Dec - England 2-0 New Zealand crossover
Wed 12 Dec - England 3-2 Argentina - quarter final
Sat 15 Dec  - England vs Belgium - Semi-Final - 10.30am
Sun 16 Dec - Final or 3/4 play-off - 1:30pm or 11am GMT

How to watch live
All games are live on BT Sport in the UK. Highlights will be available later on the BBC Sport website, and the FIH official YouTube channel.

Video highlights
England 2-2 China

Pool standings
For the pool standings, visit the FIH's official World Cup website.

England squad
George Pinner (Holcombe)
Harry Gibson (Surbiton)
Adam Dixon (Beeston)
Liam Sanford (Reading)
Mark Gleghorne (Beeston)
Jack Waller (Wimbledon)
Michael Hoare (Wimbledon)
Luke Taylor (Surbiton)
Harry Martin (Hampstead & Westminster)
David Ames (Holcombe)
Ian Sloan (Wimbledon)
Barry Middleton (Holcombe)
Zach Wallace (Surbiton)
James Gall (Surbiton)
Phil Roper (Wimbledon)
David Condon (East Grinstead)
Will Calnan (Hampstead & Westminster)
Liam Ansell (East Grinstead) [replaced injured Sam Ward]

Travelling reserves
Brendan Creed (Surbiton)
Rhys Smith (East Grinstead)

Youngest players
Zach Wallace (18), Jack Waller (21) and Rhys Smith (21) are the youngest players to be selected having impressed in recent months, while Barry Middleton will compete at his fourth World Cup and Adam Dixon his third.

Liam Ansell celebrates scoring

Ward replacement
Liam Ansell was a late addition to the squad, replacing Sam Ward, who was unfortunately injured just before the team's departure for India.

World Cup history
England have finished fourth in the last two editions of the tournament - at The Hague in 2014 and at Delhi in 2010 - and will be aiming to go one further this time round and claim their first medal since 1986.

Kerry's view
Ahead of the tournament, coach Danny Kerry said, "The athletes have been working hard and embracing new ideas over the last eight weeks in the build up to World Cup selection and we could not have asked more from the team in terms of attitude and application. We understand the challenge our pool represents and will have to be at our very best to progress to the latter rounds of the tournament.

"We realise that many teams will start favourites ahead of us, we also know we are capable of threatening all teams. The management team have been brilliant in preparing and supporting the team. We all look forward to the many challenges of a World Cup."

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