Bhubaneswar, January 13 (LocalWire): Two players from Odisha have been selected in the Indian Hockey Team for the FIH Hockey Pro League 2020 scheduled to be held at Kalinga Stadium from January 18. Hockey India today announced a 20-member Indian Squad for FIH Hockey Pro League 2020.
The players from Odisha include experienced defender Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas. The captain of the Indian team is Manpreet Singh, while Harmanpreet Singh has been named vice-captain.
The nine-nation tournament will begin from the January 18 and will continue till June 28.
India will be playing against the Netherlands (January 18-19), Belgium (February 8-9) and Australia (February 21-22) in the first three encounters of the FIH Hockey Pro League.
Indian Team for FIH Hockey Pro League
The names of the players of the Indian team are the following: P.R. Sreejesh, Krishan Bahadur Pathak, Harmanpreet Singh (Vice Captain), Gurinder Singh, Amit Rohidas, Surender Kumar, Birendra Lakra, Rupinder Pal Singh, Manpreet Singh (Captain), Vivek Sagar Prasad, Chinglensana Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit, Gurjant Singh, S.V. Sunil, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Gursahibjit Singh, and Kothajit Singh Khadangbam.