Mid-fielder Ritu Rani on Sunday achieved a memorable milestone by earning her 200th International cap while leading the Indian women hockey team against Poland in the Finals of Hero FIH World League Round 2 at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.
Ritu Rani will skipper the Indian women's hockey team when they take the field in the eight-team FIH World League Round 2 to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from March 7 to 15.
Held to a draw by lower-ranked Ireland in their FIH World League Round 3 opener, the Indian men`s hockey team will have to regroup quickly and come up with something special against formidable Netherlands in their next Pool B match here on Friday.
Rupinderpal Singh scored two goals as India survived a scare before eking out a 4-4 draw against lower-ranked Ireland in a hard-fought Pool B match in the men`s competition of the FIH World League Round 3, here on Thursday.
Drag-flick expert and forward Shivendra Singh returned to the 18-man squad which Hockey India (HI) announced Wednesday for the FIH World League Round 3 (Semifinals) to be played at Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, June 13-23.
The national men hockey team`s core probables will start their training camp at the Netaji Subhas Southern Centre (NSSC), Bangalore on Thursday to prepare for the FIH World League Round 3 (Semi-Final) to be held at Rotterdam, Netherlands from June 13 to 23.