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Sharath leads Indian challenge in ITTF Pro Tour

A Sharath Kamal will spearhead the Indian challenge at the Austrian Open table tennis tournament starting on Wednesday.

other Updated: Oct 23, 2007 18:22 IST

Commonwealth Games gold medallist and reigning national champion A Sharath Kamal will spearhead the Indian challenge at the ITTF Pro Circuit Austrian Open table tennis tournament starting on Wednesday.

Two-time national champion Soumyadeep Roy, who had been dropped from the team for the Asian Championship, returns to the 10-member men's squad.

Former national champion Subhajit Saha, Anirban Nandi, Pathik Mehta and A Amalraj are some of the other top names in the side.

The women's team comprises just three paddlers - Poulomi Ghatak, reigning national champion Mouma das and Kasturi Chakraborty.

The two teams will represent the country at the French Open from October 31 to November 4 at Toulose, just two day after the conclusion of the Austrian Open.

They will then travel to Bremen for the German Open from November 7 to 11.

Teams:

Men: Achanta Sharath Kamal, Soumyadeep Roy, Subhajit Saha, Anirban Nandi, Pathik Mehta, A Amalraj, Jubin Kumar, Aniket Koparkar, devesh Karia, Sanil Shankar Shetty.

Women: Pulomi Ghatak, Mouma Das, Kasturi Chakraborty.