Sardar to lead India in Hockey World League Final

BENGALURU, Nov 4:
Veteran midfielder Sardar Singh will lead the 18-member Indian hockey squad in the eight-team Hero World League Finals to be held in Raipur from November 17 to December 6.
The squad announced today in the middle of the ongoing National camp at the SAI centre here will feature goalkeeper P R Sreejesh as vice-captain.
The wall of defenders comprises Birendra Lakra, Kothajit Singh, VR Raghunath, Jasjit Singh Kular and Rupinder Pal Singh.
Sardar, alongside Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Devinder Walmiki, Manpreet Singh, Dharamvir Singh and Danish Mujtaba would form a strong pool for the midfield.
SV Sunil, Ramandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Lalit Upadhyay and Talwinder Singh would lead India’s attack for the upcoming tournament.
The India-Australia series will have matches on November 19, 22 and 23.
The Indian Squad for the India-Australia test series and the hero Hockey World League Finals are as follows.”
Goalkeepers: P.R. Sreejesh (Vice Captain), Harjot Singh
Defenders: Birendra Lakra, Kothajit SIngh, VR Raghunath, Jasjit Singh Kular, Rupinder Pal Singh
Midfielders: Sardar Singh (Captain), Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Devinder Walmiki, Manpreet Singh, Dharamvir Singh, Danish Mujtaba
Forwards: SV Sunil, Ramandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Lalit Upadhyay, Talwinder Singh. (PTI)

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