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newshockeya year ago

It is essential for Indian hockey team to have consistency, believes Dhanraj Pillay

Dhanraj Pillay has stated that it is essential to have consistency in the Indian hockey team to achieve the desired result and they should focus on that. The former India skipper has also added that he wants to dedicate his entire life to the sport of hockey and its development in the country.
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newshockeya year ago

Asian style is missing now, which is hurting Indian hockey, asserts Deepak Thakur

Deepak Thakur has stated that the Asian style of hockey is missing among the Indian players and that is hurting the sport in the country at the moment. The former India international also mentioned that the former players who excelled in Asian style of hockey should be brought in as coaches.
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featurehockey2 years ago

Lalit Upadhyay – The man who perfectly lived up to the #10YearChallenge

Lalit Upadhyay has been one of the important members of the Indian hockey team’s forward line for a while now but things weren’t great a decade ago. It has been a roller coaster ride for the Varanasi lad who has risen from the nadir with all the controversies to be a constant in the Indian team.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey2 years ago

Hockey World Cup | South Africa were easy, Belgians will offer India no gaps, says Pillay

Dhanraj Pillay has lauded India’s performance against South Africa but added that they were a weaker team as compared to next opponents - Belgium. Pillay has further added that the Europeans will not give Manpreet Singh & Co. the same amount of space on the field as the South Africans did.
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featurehockey2 years ago

Hockey World Cup | It is important to get good results in group stage, asserts Viren Rasquinha

Viren Rasquinha has stated that the Indian team needs to get good results from the matches in the pool stage so that they can get a better draw in the later stages of the World Cup. The former captain mentioned that the team for the tournament has been selected as per the fitness and recent form.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey2 years ago

If we win the World Cup, Indian hockey will rise to the next level, says Dhanraj Pillay

With the 2018 FIH Hockey World Cup just a few days away, Dhanraj Pillay reckons that a win on home soil will help propel Indian hockey to the next level on an international stage. The former Indian captain also added that India must make the quarter-finals stage ‘by hook or crook’.
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newshockey3 years ago

Asia Cup win reminds me of our 2003 triumph, says Dhanraj Pillay

India hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay was ecstatic with India’s Asia Cup final win and has stated that it reminded him of the 2003 triumph when India won it first under his captaincy. He also expressed his delight for assistant coach Jugraj Singh, who couldn’t participate in 2003 after an accident.
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