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5 players who can replace Anup Kumar as India captain

The Indian team is all set to travel to Iran for the Asian Championships, with Anup Kumar not included in the squad.

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Top 5 / Top 10 10 Nov 2017, 22:43 IST
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Anup Kumar led India to victory at the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup

What MS Dhoni is to cricket, Anup Kumar is to kabaddi! The Captain Cool is an asset when it comes to the national team and has been at the helm of affairs during all of India's national team's achievements in the past years.

However, in the upcoming Asian Championships to be held in Iran from the 22nd of November, Anup Kumar was left out of the probables squad by the selection committee.

In light of this, Sportskeeda looks at 5 players who could possibly step into the shoes of the Indian skipper for the tournament!


#5 Surender Nada

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Surender Nada

The left corner defender is an experienced campaigner when it comes to the sport and has showcased his mettle whilst playing the role of a captain for the Haryana Steelers in the Pro Kabaddi League. Under him, the new entrants made the cut to the playoff's in their very first edition and the left corner defender led his team by example, finishing as the Best Defender in the fifth season.

He has a lethal partnership with right corner Mohit Chhillar who is likely to be included in the squad and can marshall the rest of the troops effectively on the basis of this strong foundation.

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