Hockey India announced an 18-member Indian squad for the FIH men’s World Cup scheduled from January 13 to 29, 2023 in Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, Odisha.
Harmanpreet Singh has been named captain of the Indian team, while Amit Rohidas will be his deputy for the marquee event.
India is clubbed in Pool D along with England, Spain and Wales. The Men in Blue will play its opening game on January 13 against Spain at the newly built Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela.
|JANUARY 13||India vs Spain||7 PM||Rourkela|
|JANUARY 15||India vs England||7 PM||Rourkela|
|JANUARY 19||India vs Wales||7 PM||Bhubaneswar|
The final will be played on January 29.
Indian squad for FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023
Goalkeeper: P.R. Sreejesh, Krishna Pathak
Defender: Jarmanpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh (Captain), Varun Kumar, Amit Rohidas (Vice Captain), Nilam Sanjeep Xess
Midfielder: Manpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Shamsher Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Akashdeep Singh
Forward: Mandeep Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek, Sukhjeet Singh
Standby: Rajkumar Pal, Jugraj Singh