The India men's hockey team will play back-to-back games against lower-ranked Russia in November in the final round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers. Before this crucial tie, the Manpreet Singh-led side will play against Belgium.
The India women's hockey team for Tokyo 2020 Olympics test event is similar to the one which participated at the FIH Women's Series Finals in Hiroshima, Japan with chief coach Sjoerd Marijne having opted for just two changes.
Rani Rampal has been playing hockey for close to two decades. She has helped India qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in July-August this year. Rani was voted World Games Athlete of the Year 2019, the first Indian ever to win this award