as the captain of the Indian hockey squad for the tri-nation
tournament to be held in Lahore from April 9-13.Upcoming midfielder,
Manpreet Singh has been named as Gurbaj's deputy. Apart from hosts
Pakistan, and India, Malaysia will be the third team to participate in
Selection trials for the team were conducted at SAI Centre, Bangalore
on Friday and Saturday, and the team was selected by Hockey India
Selectors BP Govinda and Syed Ali.
The team includes four players who represented India in the recently
concluded Olympic Qualifiers in New Delhi, where India beat France in
the final to book their place in the 2012 London Olympics.
PT Rao, Nanak Singh, Rupinderpal Singh, Harbir Singh, Amit Rohidas,
Gurbaj Singh (Captain), Manpreet Singh (Vice-Captain), Kothajit Singh
Khadangbam, Gurmail Singh, MB Aiyappa, SK Uthappa, Dharamvir Singh,
Nithin Thimmaiah, Chinglinsana Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Pradhan
Somanna, PL Thimmanna, MG Poonacha