1 Updates
Sardar to lead India in Hockey World League
Photo Credit: RAVEENDRAN, Getty Images

Sardar to lead India in Hockey World League

Feb 5 2013, 3:26am CST | by

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Sardar Singh will lead India's 18-man squad Hockey India in the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Feb 18-24.

New Delhi, Feb 5 — Sardar Singh will lead India's 18-man squad Hockey India in the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Feb 18-24. Hockey India...

Filed under: news

Tweets

 
 
 

2 years ago

Sardar to lead India in Hockey World League

Feb 5 2013, 3:26am CST | by

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Sardar Singh will lead India's 18-man squad Hockey India in the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Feb 18-24.

New Delhi, Feb 5 — Sardar Singh will lead India's 18-man squad Hockey India in the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Feb 18-24.

Hockey India selector Syed Ali, chief coach Michael Nobbs and exercise physiologist Jason Konrath along with government observer Harbinder Singh selected the team and six standbys on the basis of their performance in the ongoing Hockey India League.

VR Raghunath has been named the vice-captain of the team.

The preparatory camp for the event will start here from Feb 11.

Hosts India (FIH World Ranking 11) will play against Ireland (15), China (18), Oman (36), Bangladesh (40) and Fiji (71) in the round-robin tournament.

India will open their campaign against Fiji Feb 18 followed by matches against Oman (Feb 20), Ireland (Feb 21), China (Feb 23) and Bangladesh (Feb 24). All India matches will be played under lights.

The tournament is part of the qualification league for the Hockey World Cup 2014 to be held in The Hague, Netherlands.

The squad:

Goal Keepers: PR Sreejesh, PT Rao

Fullbacks: VR Raghunath, Rupinderpal Singh, Harbir Singh

Half backs: Birendra Lakra, Manpreet Singh, Kothajit Singh Khadangbam, Sardar Singh (Captain), Gurjinder Singh

Forwards: Danish Mujtaba,Nithin Thimmaiah, Mandeep Singh, Malik Singh, SV Sunil, Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Dharamvir Singh, Gurvinder Singh Chandi

Reserves: Sushant Tirkey (Goalkeeper), Sandeep Singh (Fullback), MB Aiyappa (Halfback), Gurmail Singh (Halfback), Akashdeep Singh (Forward), Imran Khan (Forward)

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
1

Tweets

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Robbie Maddison Surfs Giant Wave on a Dirt Bike
Robbie Maddison Surfs Giant Wave on a Dirt Bike
Extreme athlete Robbie "Maddo" Maddison performed an incredible stunt. He "surf" on a Motor Cross bike a giant wave in Tahiti. The video is breath taking.
 
 
Arsenal Beats Chelsea 1-0 For Arsene Wenger's 1st Win Over Jose Mourinho
Arsenal Beats Chelsea 1-0 For Arsene Wenger's 1st Win Over Jose Mourinho
Arsenal beat Chelsea, 1-0, in the two squads' Community Shield match on Aug. 2 for Arsene Wenger's first win over nemesis Jose Mourinho in 14 attempts.
 
 
Rio Ferdinand On Petr Cech: 'He Is The Best Signing In The League'
Rio Ferdinand On Petr Cech: 'He Is The Best Signing In The League'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand told Mirror Online on Aug. 2 that new Arsenal goaltender Petr Cech "is the best signing in the league." However, he still believes Chelsea is the team to beat in the English Premier League.
 
 
D-backs Bench Pollock Due to Knee Tightness
D-backs Bench Pollock Due to Knee Tightness
D-backs Bench Pollock Due to Knee Tightness