Raghunath to lead India in Oz, PR Sreejesh out with injury

Updated: Nov 12, 2016, 13:47 IST | PTI |

Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has been left out due to an injury and in his place experienced drag-flicker VR Raghunath will return to the squad to lead the Indian men’s hockey team in the four-nation tournament in Australia later this month


VR Raghunath

Bangalore: Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has been left out due to an injury and in his place experienced drag-flicker VR Raghunath will return to the squad to lead the Indian men’s hockey team in the four-nation tournament in Australia later this month.

Raghunath, who was rested in last month’s Asian Champions Trophy, will captain the 18-member squad in the absence of Sreejesh, who is recuperating from a knee injury sustained during the semis of the ACT against Korea in Malaysia. Rupinder Pal Singh, will be Raghunath’s deputy. in the tour Down Under.

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