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Sardar shows sparks, but heat to remain in fray multiplies

DNMUM409527 | 3/12/2018 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :588

Mumbai: During the frantic final quarter in India’s 5-1 win over Malaysia in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, Sardar Singh ran with the ball from just outside India’s D into the midfield area. Tackled by a Malaysian defender, Sardar fell, and yet somehow passed the ball to Ramandeep Singh while on his way down. Ramandeep then passed it on to Sumit Kumar, who applied the finishing touches to score India’s third goal.
As soon as the ball went into the Malaysian box, almost every Indian player went up to Sardar to celebrate. They knew it was their captain who set up the goal, who was at the heart of that skillful piece of hockey.
Sadly for the former India captain, though, such moments were few and far between for his liking.
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