Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Ramandeep, Nikkin named in Commonwealth Games probables
The Indian senior men’s hockey team will kickstart their 2014 Commonwealth Games preparations with its national camp commencing in New Delhi from Wednesday.
Two injured forwards – Ramandeep Singh and Nikkin Thimmaiah have recovered from their respective injuries sustained on the eve of the 2014 World Cup – and are named among 33 probables, who will be put through their paces under the watchful eyes of head coach Terry Walsh, High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans besides other support staff.
The camp will be held for duration of seventeen days and the team will depart for Glasgow on July 12.
Probables: Goalkeepers: P R Sreejesh, Harjot Singh, Sushant Tirkey; Defenders: Gurbaj Singh, Birendra Lakra, Rupinder Pal Singh, V R Raghunath, Gurmail Singh, Gurjinder Singh, Vikram Kanth, Gurinder Singh, Manpreet Singh, Diwakar Ram, Kothajit Singh; Midfielders: Dharamvir Singh, Sardar Singh, S K Uthappa, Jasjit Singh, Danish Mujtaba, Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Satbir Singh, Devinder Sunil Walmiki, Vikas Pillay; Forwards: S V Sunil, Ramandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Nikkin Thimmaiah, Lalit Upadhyay, Yuvraj Walmiki, Talwinder Singh, Affan Yousuf, Nithin Thimmaiah.
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