Auckland, 27th January 2018 at 07:00 AM IST
New Zealand and Netherlands kick start their FIH Pro League campaign at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland on Sunday. The Black Sticks have announced a strong squad for their opening fixture. According to the coach, Black Sticks will come out positive and put forth an attacking show.
The Netherlands, World Number 3, would look to put behind the ghosts of Men’s Hockey World Cup where they lost in the final to Belgium. The Oranjes played seven games in the competition and came out victorious in the four games.
Head-to-Head (*since 2013)
New Zealand Hockey squad: George Enerson, Dom Dixon, Shea McAleese, Dane Lett, Blair Tarrant, David Brydon, Kane Russell, Arun Panchia, Nic Woods, Nick Ross, Aidan Sarikaya, Marcus Child, Mac Wilcox, Hugo Inglis, George Muir, Jared Panchia, Stephen Jenness and Dylan Thomas.
Netherlands Hockey squad: Sam van der Ven, Pirmin Blaak, Lars Balk, Glenn Schuurman, Sander Baart, Joep de Mol, Jip Janssen, Mink van der Weerden, Teun Beins, Jonas de Geus, Jorrit Croon, Billy Bakker (C), Derck de Vilder, Justen Blok, Diede van Puffelen, Jeroen Hertzberger, Mirco Pruyser, Bjorn Kellerman, Terrance Pieters, Roel Bovendeert and Thierry Brinkman.
New Zealand fantasy picks: Shea McAleese, Blair Tarrant, Hugo Inglis, Jared Panchia
Netherlands fantasy picks: Pirmin Blaak, Mink van der Weerden, Jorrit Croon, Billy Bakker, Jeroen Hertzberger, Mirco Pruyser, Thierry Brinkman.
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