ISLAMABAD: Veteran players of Pakistan and India are all set to face each other in three matches organized by a United Kingdom-based hockey club in May.
Talking to APP, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Shahbaz Ahmed said Slough hockey club Chairman Harjit Sandhu is organizing the matches.
“They have laid a new astro-turf in their club and these matches are part of the inauguration,” he said.
He said the three matches will be played on May 13, 14 and 15. “This is a very good initiative taken by the Slough hockey club,” he said.
The Pakistan team included Muhammad Atiq, Muhammad Rizwan, Muhammad Khalid, Adnan, Zakir, Akthar Ali, Muhammad Imran, Sharif, Muhammad, Hussain Muhammad, Muhammad Saqlain, Rehan Butt, Salman Akbar, Muhammad Arshad, and others.
The prominent among the Indians participating in the matches are Deepak Thakur, Pargat Singh, Yuvraj Walmiki, Harpal Singh, Rajpal, Inderjeet, etc.-APP