Here's the full list of the Indian squad who will represent India on the Commonwealth Games' podium.
According to Hocky India, five member of the Indian men's Hockey team have tested Covid positive.
Hockey India announced their special 18 squad for the Commonwealth Games 2022
Midfielder Manpreet Singh is the captain of the team and drag-flick specialist Harmanpreet Singh is the Vice-Captain.
The star of the night is none other than the newcomer Jugraj Singh (4’, 6’, 23’).
The Manpreet Singh-led side will face the host tonight from 09:30 pm IST.
The Manpreet Singh-led team will also take on the host South Africa in the 2nd clash of their campaign on Wednesday.
India leapt to the number 3 position in the FIH Men's World Ranking 2021. Meanwhile, Australia topped the ranking.
India defeated Pakistan by 4-3 in a hard-fought match as they clinched the bronze medal in the Men's Asian Championships 2021.
The 6th edition of the Hockey Men's Asian Championship is all set to start on December 14, 2021.