Commonwealth Games: Odisha’s Amit Rohidas Named In Birmingham-Bound Indian Team

New Delhi: Odisha’s Amit Rohidas has been named in the Indian men’s hockey team for the Commonwealth Games which will be held at Birmingham from July 28 to August 8.

The Olympic bronze-medallist, who led the country in the FIH Pro League, will be one of the pillars of the team’s defence.

Midfielder Manpreet Singh has been named skipper, while Harmanpreet Singh will be the vice-captain.

India will begin their campaign against Ghana on July 31. The other teams in Pool B are England, Canada and Wales.


Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh, Krishan Bahadur Pathak.

Defenders: Varun Kumar, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh (Vice-captain), Amit Rohidas, Jugraj Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh.

Midfielders: Manpreet Singh (Captain), Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Nilakanta Sharma.

Forwards: Mandeep Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek.

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