NEW DELHI, Jan. 14 -- Laying emphasis on experience, Hockey India (HI) selectors recalled Chinglensana Singh Kangujam and Kothajit Singh Khadangbam to the India team in a 20-member squad named to face world No.3 Netherlands in the opener of the FIH Pro League 2020. Also returning to the squad are Sumit, Gurjant Singh and Gursahibjit Singh.

However, seasoned forward Ramandeep Singh has been left out for the two bilateral matches, to be held in Bhubaneswar on January 18 and 19, along with the injured Varun Kumar, Hardik Singh and Simranjit Singh.

Chinglensana was injured in the national championship (A Division) in February 2019 where he led Railways to victory. An ankle fracture in the final put him out of action for almost a year. Kothaji...