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January 07, 2004

Why rest the best

The Indian Hockey Federation has chosen to rest most of its leading players and included several juniors in the squad for the Azlan Shah hockey tournament.

Keeping in mind the Olympic qualifier in March, shouldn't India have sent their best men to try out new permutations at the Kuala Lumpur tournament?

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Number of User Comments: 64

Sub: Why rest the best?

This is not the tournament for testing the young players. This tournament is almost like world cup with the top teams playing loosing against them ...

Posted by ramu duraikannu

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ihf do blunders

Posted by jatinder

Sub: why rest the best?

yup...why rest the best? After all any game is more of confidence than anything else...and confidence comes from i think it's not a great ...

Posted by G.Vidya Sagar

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I feel India shud have fielded their full strength team with few juniors as an experiment. They wud have learnt alot playing alongside Gagan Ajit ...

Posted by Shravan Singh

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Yes, I go with board decision to rest the top players since it give the opposition member a good look at the players and they ...

Posted by subramanya


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