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Rani to lead 18-member women's team for World Cup London 2018

Last Updated: Monday, 2 July 2018 (15:32 IST)
New Delhi: Captain will lead the 18-member Women's Hockey Team for  the prestigious Vitality Hockey Women's 2018 which is slated to begin on July 21, Hockey India announced on Friday.   The Indian Team has been placed in Pool B along with hosts and World No 2 England, World No 7 US and World No 16 Ireland.
The team will be led by experienced forward Rani while Goalkeeper Savita will shoulder the responsibility of Vice Captain. Fellow Goalkeeper returns to the team after having been rested for the Spain Tour.
 
India's defence will consist of Sunita Lakra, Deep Grace Ekka, Deepika, drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur and youngster Reena Khokhar who makes a comeback into the team. In the midfield, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz, Monika, Neha Goyal, and will hold fort.(UNI)
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