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Diwakar Ram to lead U-21 hockey team vs Pakistan

October 31, 2008 19:41 IST

Drag-flicker Diwakar Ram will lead the Indian under-21 hockey team against Pakistan in a five-match away Test series from November 11 to 21.

The 20-member squad includes promising juniors in Innocent Kullu, Birendra Lakra, Mandip Antil, Amardeep Ekka and others.

The team will be accompanied by five officials, including chief coach A K Bansal, coach Clarence Lobo, manager Rajeev Mehta, trainer Pradip Dutta and umpire G S Sangha.

The tourists will start their five-Test campaign in Karachi on November 1, followed by matches at Rawalpindi on November 13, Faisalabad on November 15, Sialkot on November 18 and Lahore on November 21.

The team:

Goalkeepers: Mrinal Chaubey and C Santosh Kumar

Defenders: Diwakar Ram (captain), Innocent Kullu, Manjit Kullu, Hari Kripal Yadav


Birendra Lakra, Amardeep Ekka, Belsezer Horo, Vivek, Rupinder Pal Singh, Mohd. Asif


Pramod Kumar, Jagwant Singh, Mandip Antil, Danish Mujtaba, Dharamvir Singh, Jai Karan, Mohd. Amir, Karamjit Singh.

Officials: Rajeev Mehta (manager), A K Bansal (chief coach), Clarence Lobo (coach), Pradip Dutta (trainer), G S Sangha (umpire).

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