Announcement of women’s hockey team for Commonwealth Games, Rani Rampal did not get the place, Savita became the captain
Indian women’s hockey team: India on Thursday participated in the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Announced for the 18-member Indian women’s hockey team. Star striker due to injury once again Rani Rampal are out.Commonwealth Games The U.K. team is facing a squad to take part in next month’s World Cup, with goalkeeper Savita Poonia as the captain. Veteran defender Deep Grace Akka to be held in Birmingham from 28 July to 8 August Commonwealth Games will be the vice-captain. Both players will play an important role in the World Cup
3 changes to the World Cup squad
Rajni Etimarpu has been selected as the second goalkeeper in place of Bichu Devi Kharibam in the World Cup squad for the Commonwealth Games team only 3 changes. Sonika (midfielder), a member of the World Cup squad, has not been included in the Commonwealth Games squad. Forward Sangeeta Kumari has been selected as a substitute for the World Cup but she is a member of the Commonwealth team.
India are placed in Pool A along with England, Canada, Wales and Dhana. India will start their campaign against Dhana on 28 July. The Indian women’s team has been selected for the FIH Pro League matches against Belgium and Netherlands following a hamstring injury.
Rani Rampal will not play in Pro League
Queen will not play in 4 European stage matches of Pro League, has lost her place in World Cup squad, India finished fourth in Gold Coast 2014 Commonwealth Games, lost to England in bronze medal match, Indian team now in Birmingham doing. The team finished third in the FIH Pro League, behind Argentina and the Netherlands.
Indian women’s hockey team for Commonwealth Games:
Goalkeepers: Savita (Captain), Rajni Ethimarpu
Defenders: Deep Grace Ekka (Vice Captain), Gurjit Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Udita
Midfielders: Nisha, Sushila Chanu, Pukhrambam, Monica, Neha, Jyothi, Navjot Kaur, Salima Tait
Forwards: Vandana Kataria, Lalremsiami, Navneet Kaur