Jyoti Kullu to lead eves' hockey team for World Cup
New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Jyoti Kullu will lead an 18-member Indian team which will compete in the 11th Women's World Cup Hockey Tournament to be held at Madrid, Spain from September 27 to October 8.
India, coached by M K Kaushik, has been clubbed in Pool A with China, England, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain.
Pool B consists of Argentina, Australia, Japan, Korea, South Africa and USA.
India meet the Netherlands in their first match on September 27, followed by games against Germany (Sep 29), England (Oct 1), Spain (Oct 3) and China (Oct 4), President of the Indian Women Hockey Federation Vidya Stokes said in a release today.
Squad: Helen Mary, Dipika Murty, Pushpa Pradhan, Binita Toppo, Rajwinder Kaur, Suman Bala, Subhadra Pradhan, Gagandeep Kaur, Joydeep Kaur, Asunta Lakra, Sanggai Ibemhal Chanu, Deepika, Saba Anjum, Surinder Kaur, Jasjeet Kaur, Mamta Kharab, Jyoti Sunita Kullu (captain) and Ritu Rani.
Officials: M K Kaushik (National Coach), Anurita Saini (Coach) A B Subbaiah (Goal Keeper Coach) Amit Tyagi (Doctor) and Dr Vikas Dhawan (Physiotherapist) UNI AY YA RAI1858