FIH Pro League: Odisha’s Amit Rohidas named captain of Team India

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ace hockey player Amit Rohidas has been named as the captain of Team India for two FIH Men’s Pro League matches against Argentina.

The matches are scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Stadium here on March 19 and 20.

The Indian team has thus far played six matches in this season of Pro League. They beat South Africa at home (10-2, 10-2), while they won a game and lost a game each against France (5-0, 2-5) and Spain (5-4, 3-5). India are currently placed second in the pool standing with 12 points while the Netherlands are leaders of the pool standings with 16 points.

Argentina are ranked No.6 in the world.


Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh and Krishan Bahadur Pathak.

Defenders: Harmanpreet Singh, Jugraj Singh, Surender Kumar, Varun Kumar, Jarmanpreet Singh and Amit Rohidas.

Midfielders: Manpreet Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Hardik Singh, Sumit, Shamsher Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Moirangthem Rabichandra Singh.

Forwards: Gurjant Singh, Mandeep Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Shilanand Lakra, Sukhjeet Singh, Dilpreet Singh and Abhishek.

Standbys: Suraj Karkera, Mandeep Mor, Dipsan Tirkey, Nilam Sanjeep Xess, Sanjay, Jaskaran Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Ashis Kumar Topno, Gursahibjit Singh and Mohd. Raheel.

(with agency inputs)

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