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New Delhi: Odisha’s Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas have been included in the 18-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team which was announced today for the 18th Asian Games, slated to be held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, from August 18.
Goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh will lead the team while Chinglensana Singh Kangujam has been picked as Vice-Captain.
Goalkeepers – PR Sreejesh (Captain), Krishan B Pathak
Defenders – Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Birendra Lakra, Surender Kumar, Rupinder Pal Singh, Amit Rohidas
Midfielders – Manpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh Kangujam (Vice-Captain), Simranjeet Singh, Sardar Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad
Forwards – S V Sunil, Mandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Dilpreet Singh
Lilima Minz, Namita Toppo, Sunita Lakra and Deep Grace Ekka of Odisha have also been picked up in the women’s team for the major sports event.