Sardar Singh calls it a day

The Telegraph
Sardar Singh calls it a day
Sardar Singh calls it a day

New Delhi: Experienced midfielder and former India captain Sardar Singh, on Tuesday, decided to retire from the game saying it was time for the next generation to take Indian hockey ahead. The 32-year-old hung up his boots on a day when Hockey India (HI) dropped him from the list of probables for the World Cup but Sardar said his decision was not influenced by the national body's selection policy. “I had been thinking about it for the past few months. The urge to quit got stronger after the Asian Games. I spoke to my family members and friends and then took the decision… 12 years with the national team was a long time. In fact, I had already conveyed my decision to Harendra Singh (national coach),”

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