Sreejesh to lead Indian hockey team for Rio Olympics
New Delhi: P R Sreejesh will lead the Indian hockey team for the Rio Olympics. Sreejesh is the first Malayali to be the captain of a team for Olympics. His selection follows his superb performance in the recently-concluded Champions Trophy, in which India were the runners-up.
The goal-keeper has replaced Sardar Singh, who had earlier faced allegations of rape, as captain.