Bathinda: Punjab Kabaddi Association on Wednesday announced the men and women team to represent India in the 6th World Kabaddi Cup scheduled to start from Thursday with the opening match being played at Rupnagar.Khushdeep Singh Khushi of Sangrur will lead Indian men team and the women team will be led by Mandeep Kaur Chhina of Punjab Police.
Declaring the names, Punjab Kabaddi Association vice president Tejinder Singh Middukhera said the selection was done purely on merit basis and no player had been taken without clearing the trials. He also mentioned that the Indian men team had 10 such players who have already played in different world cup tournaments.
The same way, eight women players of Indian team also has the same experience. The men team is comprised of Jasmanpreet Singh Raju, Jagmohan Singh Makhi, Gurlal Singh Ghanaur, Sultan Singh, Sukhwinder Singh Kala, Manjot Singh, Sandeep Singh Surakhpur (all raiders), Khushdeep Singh Khushi, Gurpreet Singh Manki, Ranjodh Singh Yodha, Yadvinder Singh Surakhpur, Lovepreet Singh and Karamjit Singh (all stoppers).
The women team is comprised of Mandeep Kaur Chhina, Ram Bateri, Sukhwinder Kaur Sukhi, Jasvir kaur Jassu, Sukhdeep Kaur, Khushbu, Suman Gill, Randeep Kaur, Karmi, Harwinder Kaur, Sonia, Jasvir Kaur, Rinku and Manpreet Kaur.
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