The hockey men’s World Cup – the 14th edition of the prestigious tournament – is set to kick-off in Bhubaneswar on 28 November. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the host nation Hockey India (HI) will be responsible for the organising the 19-day tournament.Host India has only won the World Cup title once, way back in 1975 while Pakistan is the most successful team at the tournament, having the lifted the trophy four times. Australia – who defeated Netherlands 6-1 in the 2014 WC final in Hague – will enter the tournament as defending champions.Hockey World Cup Opening Ceremony: AR Rahman, SRK to Perform LiveHere’s everything you need to know about the men’s hockey World Cup.Full Schedule of Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018:28 November, 201805:00 PM Belgium VS Canada (Pool C)07:00 PM India VS South Africa (Pool C)29 November, 201805:00 PM Argentina VS Spain (Pool A)07:00 PM New Zealand VS France (Pool A)30 November, 201805:00 PM Australia VS Ireland (Pool B)07:00 PM England VS China (Pool B)1 December, 201805:00 PM Netherlands VS Malaysia (Pool D)07:00 PM Germany VS Pakistan (Pool D)2 December, 201805:00 PM Canada VS South Africa (Pool B)07:00 PM India VS Belgium (Pool B)3 December, 201805:00 PM Spain VS France (Pool A)07:00 PM New Zealand VS Argentina (Pool A)4 December, 201805:00 PM England VS Australia (Pool C)07:00 PM Ireland VS China (Pool C)5 December, 201805:00 PM Germany VS Netherlands (Pool D)07:00 PM Malaysia VS Pakistan (Pool D)6 December, 201805:00 PM Spain VS New Zealand (Pool A)07:00 PM Argentina VS France (Pool A)7 December, 201805:00 PM Australia VS China (Pool B)07:00 PM Ireland VS England (Pool B)8 December, 201805:00 PM Belgium VS South Africa (Pool C)07:00 PM Canada VS India (Pool C)9 December, 201805:00 PM Malaysia VS Germany (Pool D)07:00 PM Netherlands VS Pakistan (Pool D)Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018: Cross-Over Matches10 December, 201804:45 PM - 2nd Pool A VS 3rd Pool B (25)07:00 PM - 2nd Pool B VS 3rd Pool A (26)11 December, 201804:45 PM - 2nd Pool C VS 3rd Pool B (27)07:00 PM - 2nd Pool B VS 3rd Pool A (28)Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018: Quarter-finals:12 December, 201804:45 PM 1st Pool A VS Winner 26 (29)07:00 PM 1st Pool B VS Winner 25 (30)13 December, 201804:45 PM 1st Pool C VS Winner 28 (31)07:00 PM 1st Pool D VS Winner 27 (32)Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018: Semi - Final Match15 December, 201804:00 PM Winner 29 VS Winner 32 (33)06:39 PM Winner 30 VS Winner 31 (34)Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018: Final Match16 December, 201806:30 PM Bronze Medal match - Loser 33 VS Loser 3407:00 PM Gold Medal Match - Winner 33 VS Winner 34Pools and Participating Teams: Hockey World Cup 2018Pool A: Argentina, New Zealand, Spain and FrancePool B: Australia, England, Ireland and ChinaPool C: Belgium, India, Canada and South AfricaPool D: Netherlands, Germany, Malaysia and Pakistan We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.