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Indian hockey squad for Commonwealth Games announced

india Updated: Aug 30, 2010 15:05 IST

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A 16-member Indian hockey squad for the Commonwealth Games was announced on Monday. Rajpal Singh will lead the team for the October 3-14 event.

"The team was selected after the trials conducted at Balewadi, Pune, in the presence of Hockey India selectors Balbir Singh and B P Govinda, government nominees Ajitpal Singh and Zafar Iqbal besides the foreign coach Jose Brasa and national coach Harendra Singh," Hockey India said in a statement on Monday.

The Indian team is currently training at the Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune.

Squad:

Defenders: Sardar Singh, Sandeep Singh, Dhananjay Mahadik, Gurbaj Singh, Prabodh Tirkey

Midfielders: Arjun Halappa, Vikram Pillay, Ravi Pal, Bharat Chikara, Danish Mujtaba, Sarvanjit Singh

Forwards: Rajpal Singh (captain), Tushar Khandker, Shivendra Singh, Dharamvir Singh.

Goalkeeper: Bharat Chetri