Former Indian captain and centre-half Sardar Singh on Sunday, June 24, step on the field to play the 300th international match. The man who has been serving the national side from a decade reached the milestone in the match of Champions Trophy 2018 against Argentina. Indian hockey star has scored many goals for the team at fussy situations. Sardar Singh became the youngest Indian to hold the command in 2008 at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

Sardar Singh was awarded Padma Shri in 2015. In 2016, he stepped down and handed over the captaincy to goalkeeper PR Shreejesh. He was also named as FIH player of the year in 2012.

Sardar Singh also holds the chair of Deputy Superintendent of Police (SP) in Haryana Police and plays for them in domestic leagues. In 2015, Singh played for Chandigarh Dynamos in the starting season of Premier Hockey League.

After a year, he switched to the Hyderabad side, Hyderabad Sultans and led the side 3 seasons till 2008. As per reports, the midfielder has scored 16 international goals for India in his career and countless goals in the domestic career.

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