2018 Women’s Hockey WC: Indian Schedule and Results

Indian Women are playing in their seventh Hockey World Cup. From finishing 4th in 1974 Hockey World Cup to the fall from 1990s onward has impacted their performance at World Cup too. In 2018, placed in Group B with Olympic Champion England and 2014 World Cup third placed USA, Indians will be one of the Sixteen teams split into four groups to compete in a total of 36 matches over two weeks at London, England. 18-year old Lalremsiami is the youngest in squad while 31-year old Deepika Thakur is the oldest and the team member with maximum international caps too. Check Indian schedule and squad for the 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup at England.

About Women’s Hockey World Cup
List of Women’s Hockey World Cups Winners
Complete Schedule and Results of Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018

Indian Women will start campaign in Group B against England, which has a squad featuring eight Rio Olympic gold medallists. Ireland and USA are other two teams of the group. Two teams from every group will qualify for Quarterfinals.

England, Ranked 2nd is one of the favourites that too playing at home. Indian fans will be hopeful though considering some good performances of Indian Women’s team in the past.

Indian Matches in Group B

    vs England 14:00 July 21
    vs Ireland 14:00 July 26
    vs USA 17:00 July 29

Indian Squad:
Head coach: Sjoerd Marijne
Captain: Rani Rampal
Vice Captain: Savita Punia

    Savita Punia (Age 28, 169 caps)
    Rajani Etimarpu (Age 28, 74 caps)


    Deepika Thakur (Age 31, 219 caps)
    Deep Grace Ekka (Age 24, 164 caps)
    Sunita Lakra (Age 27, 132 caps
    Gurjit Kaur (Age 22, 55 caps)
    Reena Khokhar (Age 25, 14 caps)


    Namita Toppo (Age 23, 149 caps)
    Navjot Kaur (Age 23, 133 caps)
    Monika Malik (Age 23, 117 caps)
    Lilima Minz (Age 24, 116 caps)
    Nikki Pradhan (Age 24, 69 caps)
    Neha Goyal (Age 21, 36 caps)


    Rani Rampal (Age 23, 219 caps)
    Vandana Katariya (Age 25, 201 caps)
    Navneet Kaur (Age 22, 40 caps)
    Lalremsiami (Age 18, 25 caps)
    Udita (Age 20, 15 caps)

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