Goalkeeper Baljit Singh could not make the core group and was left out of the 48-strong list of probables for the first Asian Champions Trophy in September.
Aiming to break its medal jinx in the upcoming Commonwealth Games, Indian men`s hockey team is undertaking special lecture sessions on psychology from Kargil war hero and Vir Chakra awardee Colonel Lalit Rai.
The Indian hockey team fought hard but eventually ran out of steam against Olympic champion Germany.
It was alleged that the Indian hockey team demanded a huge sum to play charity matches.
Stressing on the need for a sports
psychologist, Indian hockey team`s chief coach Jose Brasa
today said the apathy of the officials had prevented one from
being appointed in the post so far.
The newly formed national hockey
selection committee today announced a 22-strong squad, sans a
fixed captain, for an away seven-match Test series against
Canada from next month.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai