FIH Olympic Qualifiers: Birender Lakra replaces injured dragflicker Varun Kumar for crucial matches against Russia
Hockey India announced the replacement for Varun who sustained an injury on his shoulder and right bicep
Hockey World League Final: Sardar Singh's exclusion surprising, but exemplifies Sjoerd Marijne's stress on youth
Marijne says the players not included in the team for the HWL Finals are still a part of the core group of 25-26 players and Bhubaneshwar would be a testing ground to try out various combinations to get the best balance in the team.
Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh will lead an 18-member Indian men's hockey team in the fourth Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) to be held in Kuantan, Malaysia, from 20 October
India rallied from a goal deficit to win 2-1 over Ireland in their second game of the six-nations invitational hockey tournament at Valencia on Tuesday.
Rested from India's silver medal winning Champions Trophy campaign, Sardar Singh was on Monday named captain of the 18-man squad for the 6 Nations Invitational hockey tournament to be held in Valencia from 27 June.