Rupinder lone Indian in Sultan Azlan Shah`s XI

Updated: May 15, 2011, 21:44 PM IST

Ipoh: Deep defender and penalty corner specialist Rupinder Pal Singh is the only Indian player named in the Sultan Azlan Shah`s XI on the basis of his performance in the seven-nation tournament that concluded on Sunday.

The selection of the Azlan Shah Cup`s best line-up was done on the basis of nominations from the seven coaches of teams competing here beside three independent coaches.

A total of 36 players were shortlisted before the final XI was picked.

b>The line-up:

Goalkeeper: Kumar Subramaniam (Malaysia)

Defenders: Rupinder Pal Singh (India), Dean Couzins (New Zealand), Glen Kirkman (Britain) and Fergus Kavanagh (Australia)

Midfielders: Shakeel Abassi (Pakistan), Steven Edwards (New Zealand) and Simon Orchard (Australia)

Forwards: You Hyo-Sik (South Korea), Glenn Turner (Australia) and Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin (Malaysia).