Surinder Kaur to lead India in Asian Women's Champions Trophy

Updated: 14 July 2010 11:38 IST

Veteran forward Surinder Kaur will lead an 18-member Indian squad which will take part in the inaugural Asian Women's Champions Trophy at Busan, South Korea fro

New Delhi :

Veteran forward Surinder Kaur will lead an 18-member Indian squad which will take part in the inaugural Asian Women's Champions Trophy at Busan, South Korea from July 27-31.

The squad, to be coached by MK Kaushik, was selected after a trial in Bhopal, a Hockey India release said.

The top four teams from the Asia Cup held at Bangkok last November will compete in the tournament to be held under the aegis of the Asian Hockey Federation.

India won the silver medal in that tournament. The other teams at the Asian Champions Trophy are China, Japan and hosts South Korea.

The Squad:

Goalkeepers: E Rajani, Dipika Murty

Defenders: Binita Toppo, Subhadra Pradhan, Joydeep Kaur

Midfielders: Ritu Rani, Mukta Prava Barla, Monika, Kirandeep Kaur, Deepika

Forwards; Surinder Kaur (Capt), Saba Anjum, Rani, Jasjeet Kaur Handa, Chanchan Devi, Poonam Rani, Asunta Lakra, Soundarya Yendala.

Madhu Yadav (Manager); MK Kaushik (National Coach).

Topics : Hockey
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