Goalkeeper Bharat Chetri has been retained captain of the Indian hockey team for the upcoming European tour during which they will play Test matches followed by a three-nation invitational tournament in Spain.
Sardar Singh will be the vice-captain. India that will play a two-match Test series against France from June 28-30 followed by the tournament in Santander from July 14-18.
India will play the two Test matches in Lille before travelling to Santander, where they will again play two matches each against Spain and South Africa.
Team: B Chetri (C), P Sreejesh, V R Raghunath, I Tirkey, Sandeep Singh, R P Singh, Sardar Singh, K Singh, G Singh, B Lakra, Manpreet Singh, SV Sunil, G S Chandi, Sarvanjit Singh, Shivendra Singh, D Mujtaba, T Khandker, Dharamvir Singh, Chinglensana Singh, S K Uthappa, N Thimmaiah, P Somanna.