Ace forward Mamta Kharab will lead the Indian team in the four-nation Lal Bahadur Shastri Women's Hockey Tournament to be held here from December 1-5.
In the 18-member team announced today, experienced Mamta and Saba Anjum, along with youngster Ritu Rani, will hold the key upfront while seasoned defender Subhadra Pradhan will also be an important cog in the wheel for the Indians.
Suman Bala will be the vice-captain of the side.
Team: Marita Tirkey, Suman Bala, Kirandeep Kaur, Rosalind Ralte, Mamta Kharab (capt), Ritu Rani, Saba Anjum, Th Ranjita Devi, A Manorama Devi, Subhadra Pradhan, Dipika Murthy, Binita Toppo, Nilima Kujur, Gagandeep Kaur, Mukta P Barla, Th Anuradha Devi, Yendala Saundarya, S Ranjita
Officials: G S Bhangu (Chief Coach), Y S Chauhan (Coach), A B Subbaiah (Goalkeeping Coach), Mridula Sinha (Manager), N S Saini (Assistant Coach), Vasu Thapliyal (Stand-in-Manager).