Before the World Cup to be held next month, the Indian hockey team has suffered a setback due to knee injury, experienced striker SV Sunil is doubtful for the game. Sunil had been hurt last week during the ongoing training camp in Bhubaneswar to prepare for the Asian Champions Trophy in Oman at the end of the month.
Prior to the World Cup, the inaugural ceremony of Kalinga Stadium and Sunil scrambled by the Dhanraj Pillai Ekadashi and Dilip Tirkey XI in the nominee match, although he was present in the stadium during the entire program. Sunil said, "I got hurt during practice. Earlier, he had become very swollen and later doctors told him that there has been a slight difference in the knee joint.
He has come to Delhi to take advice from Hockey India's doctor BK Nayak on Thursday at the Safdarjung Sports Injury Center. Only then will we know whether he is in a position to play the World Cup starting on 28th November. Although Sunil hoped that he would be able to participate in this Mahasamar of the second time in India.
He said, "It usually takes four weeks to recover from this kind of injury. One week has passed so I hope I can play. Tomorrow, things will become clear. I am very excited to play in the World Cup in front of my audience and in a place like Bhubaneswar. If I can not play, it will be a big loss for me. "Sunil, one of the most experienced players of the Indian team, had received news of his father's death during the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament nine years ago, but playing the full tournament Were returned.