But for the omission of ace forward Dhanraj Pillay, the team, announced by Indian Hockey Federation president K P S Gill on Monday, has no surprises. All the players who played in the recent Test series against The Netherlands have been retained.
Pillay also missed the Test series against the Dutch.
The team leaves for Madrid on Tuesday night.
Dilip Tirkey (captain), Devesh Chauhan, Bharat Chetri, Kanwalpreet Singh, William Xalco, Ignace Tirkey, Vikram Pillay, Len Aiyappa, Viren Rasquinha, Bimal Lakra, Gagan Ajit Singh, Sandeep Michael, Prabhjot Singh, Arjun Halappa, Baljit Singh Dhillon, Baljit Singh Sani, Tejbir Singh, Deepak Thakur.