Sandeep Singh will lead a 18-member Indian squad in the five-nation Azlan Shah Cup hockey championship starting in Malaysia on April 5.
Selection committee of the Indian Hockey Federation, headed by chairman Ajeet Pal Singh today picked up the squad for the tournament which will be also participated by New Zealand, Pakistan and Egypt, besides host Malaysia.
Also present in the meeting were selectors Zafar Iqbal, Ashok Kumar and Dhanraj Pillay, who will also accompany the team as technical manager.
Sandeep Singh (cap), Baljeet Singh, Adrian Dsouza (both goalkeepers), Dilip Tirkey, Raghunath, Gurbaj Singh, Sardar Singh, Prabodh Tirkey, Vikram Pillay, I Tignesh, Ajitesh Roy, Tushar Khandekar, Prabhjot Singh, H V Sunil, Bharat Chhikara, G S Chandi, Shivendra Singh and Arjun Halappa.
Stand-by: Bharat Chetri, V S Vinay, B M Antil, Hari Prasad, Virendra Lakra and Sarwanjeet Singh.
Coach: Harendra Singh.
Technical Manager: Dhanraj Pillay.