Bengaluru: It's 10:45 am and the Indian hockey colts are ready to warm down after another tiring practice session at the Sports Authority of India, South Center. Harjeet Singh, makes a piercing hoot to kick-commence the procedures that is emulated by the whole team as they begin their last round of extends.
It doesn't come as astound that a bundle that was unwinding quickly took positions for post-hone drills taking after Harjeet's prompt. All things considered, there are unmistakable authority qualities in the drag gleam complemented by his spells with the senior national group. While it might clarify his commended status in the lesser group, the 20-year-old rushes to deter any "senior" talks.
"I may have been a part of the senior squad for two competitions, yet that is a relic of days gone by. There is no senior or junior in the group, every one of us give each other equivalent significance," he commented. "Captaining (in past junior competitions) helps me center.
We are an incredible group so it doesn't feel like a weight. I have learnt a considerable measure (with the seniors) and have enhanced my gameplay, yet now everything must be connected," he included. Gotten some information about arrangements, he said: "At this moment, everything can rest easy. The groups are certain and we need to make an extraordinary showing with regards to with the Lucknow World Cup.
We need to give something back to the general population who anticipate from us." Having increased profitable involvement in the senior squad at the Azlan Shah competition and Champions Trophy, Harjeet knows how to keep up a decent environment inside the group amid crunch circumstances and in enormous rivalries.
"The final product is not in our grasp. We should simply give our best when we are on the field and that has the effect," he said in front of the opposition where his side will confront England, South Africa and Canada.