Sandeep Singh named captain of senior hockey team

January 9th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Drag-flicker Sandeep Singh has been named captain for the forthcoming Test hockey series against Argentina and the four-nation Punjab Gold Cup in Chandigarh from Jan 31 to Feb 9.Veteran Dilip Tirkey was also called backed in the 18-member squad for the two tournaments.

The Indian team will travel to Argentina for four Tests to be played on Jan 18, 19, 21, and 22. Harendra Singh will be the coach in-charge for the tour.

The other teams taking part in the Punjab Gold Cup tournament are Olympic Champions Germany, Holland and New Zealand.

Adrian D’Souza, Dilip Tirkey, V. Raghunath, Sandeep Singh, Prabodh Tirkey, Prabhjot Singh, Deepak Thakur, Sarvanjit Singh, Gurbaj Singh, Tushar Khandekar, Rajpal Singh, Baljit Singh, Hari Prasad, Shivendra Singh, Ravi Pal, Vikas Pillay, V.S. Vinay, Bharat.

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