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Is it end of road for Sardar?

DNMUM409734 | 3/14/2018 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :819

Indian veteran left out of squad for CWG; coach says younger players more effective and offer diversity to team

Mumbai: The writing was on the wall for Sardar Singh, and unfortunately for him, he couldn’t do much to erase it.
In what increasingly looks like the end of the road for one of the finest hockey players the country has ever produced, Sardar was axed from the 18-member Indian hockey men’s squad that will fly to Gold Coast, Australia, for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) slated next month.
This paper had reported last month that there will be almost two distinct Indian teams for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and the CWG.
And, with Sardar being picked for the former to lead an experimental side, it was almost certain that he wouldn’t get a ticket for the multi-nation event unless he turned back the clock at the Azlan Shah.Read full story


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