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Revised WSH Draft: Gagan Ajit joins WSH (2/10/2012)
--Press Release
Mumbai, February 10th: The scheduled second round of the player draft for World Series Hockey was held today, with each team strengthening their squads from the pool of players. The first season of WSH starts on the 29th of February.

In this draft, players from Australia, Argentina, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, South Africa & India were picked by the various franchises.

Among the notable picks of the day, Canadian captain Ken Pereira was chosen by Pune Strykers while Australian Mark Harris and Indian Hamza Mujtaba got selected by Chennai Cheetahs. South African Olympian Clyde Abraham was picked by Mumbai Marines while Gagan Ajit Singh, the ace Indian striker, will make his comeback into hockey with Sher-e-Punjab.

Gagan Ajit Singh said, “I’m glad to make a comeback through this prestigious league. I truly believe it will start a glorious new era for Indian hockey and I can’t wait to get started for Sher-e-Punjab. It is a team with a great combination of speed and spirit and I’m sure we’ll play entertaining hockey which will make us championship contenders.”

Preeti Pariat Mehta, Event Director, WSH, said, “All the 8 franchises have teams to last an entire season with tough competition for spots in the starting XI. This will ensure that the quality of hockey in the first edition will remain top-notch from start to finish and is fantastic news for the league and our fans”

L T Nanwani, franchise owner of the Chennai Cheetahs, said, “We are extremely happy with our picks. Mark Harris, Davinderpal Singh, Jasbir Singh, Shivamani, B K Muthanna and Hamza Mujtaba are solid players who will add value at crucial stages of the tournament. With outstanding leadership at the top in the form of Jose Brasa & Brent Livermore, coupled with the addition of these players who will merge into a squad full of youth and experience, Chennai Cheetahs is well placed to make a serious challenge for the title”

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criteria
by Bala Ramasamy on 2/28/2012 9:20:29 AM
what is the criteria to be in the draft list ???? selection of players like sivamani and all makes WSH a comedy
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by Bala Ramasamy on 2/14/2012 12:42:38 PM
who is this shivamani drummer?
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by ashwin balu on 2/18/2012 10:33:03 PM
what he achieved? ... and how he came to wsh team.. tell me.... never he played for sr tamilnadu n sr nationals .. alls knws in tamilnad very well. what he achieved in chennai super league .. ask him how hamny matchs are he played for indain main 11 ........ whats going on .. come cheetahs.