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Harbhajan Singh

If one has to put it in words, Harbhajan Singh could be well described as passionate, fearless and a man who would fight till the last drop of his blood. He is an artiste and a warrior rolled into one. With the ball in his hand, he can spin a web around some of the best names in world cricket. His sheer talent and undaunted dedication has given him close to 664 international wickets against his name.

Born:3rd July 1980
City Born: Jalandhar,Punjab
Achievment: 2nd Highest wicket taker in Test Match
Nick Name: Bhajji
Parents: Sardar Sardev Singh Plaha,Avtar Kaur
Movies: Bhaji in Problem
Award: Padma Shri,Arjuna award fr Cricket

Harbhajan Singh is an Indian cricketer and former captain of IPL team Mumbai Indians and Punjab state for the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy season.

Harbhajan made his first-class cricket debut in late 1997, during the 1997–98 Ranji Trophy season for Punjab cricket team. Playing in six matches, he took 18 wickets at an average of 22.50, ranking outside the top 20 in wicket taking. He played in only one Duleep Trophy match for North Zone, in which he took 5/131. Harbhajan was selected to make his Test debut in the Third Test against Australia in Bangalore. Harbhajan, whose previous best Test figures were only 3/30, was the only capped spinner in the Indian team for the First Test.

Born : 3 July 1980
City : Jalandhar,Punjab

Achievement :2nd Highest wicket taker in Test Match
Award :Padma Shri,Arjuna award fr Cricket

Parents :Sardar Sardev Singh Plaha,Avtar Kaur
Movies : Bhaji in Problem

Yuvraj Singh

Born:12th Dec 1981
City Born: Chandigarh
Achievment: 6 Sixes in 6 Balls
Nick Name: Yuvi
Parents: Shabnam Singh, Yograj Singh
Movies: Captain India, Jumbo
Award: Padma Shri,Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award

India witnessed the birth of golden boy Yuvraj Singh when, as a teenage sensation fresh from an Under-19 World Cup triumph, he scored a match-winning 84 on international debut to topple Australia over in the ICC Knockout Trophy in 2000. Laying in limbo between 'raw talent' and 'finished article', the youngster successfully walked the tightrope and delivered when given his chance.

In 2011, Yuvraj was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left lung and underwent chemotherapy treatment in Boston and Indianapolis.[2][3] In March 2012, he was discharged from the hospital after completing the third and final cycle of chemotherapy and returned to India in April.[4][5] He made his international comeback in a Twenty20 match in September against New Zealand shortly before the 2012 World Twenty20.
Current teams: Punjab cricket team, Delhi Daredevils (All-rounder), India national cricket team (#12)

Sardara Singh 

Born:15th July 1986
City Born: Santnagar, Rania Tehsil Sirsa, Haryana, India
Height: 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing Position: Halfback
Award: Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India


Bulging muscles, stout figure and a decent height, Sardara Singh (also referred as Sardar Singh), the current captain of the Indian National Hockey team has all the common traits of a Sikh Sardar.
He was the youngest Indian captain in history at the time.Professional field hockey player who won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup as the captain of the Indian team.

He was born in Santnagar and made his junior debut for India against Poland during the 2003-04 season.
He became the highest-paid player at the first-ever Hockey India League auction, being purchased by Delhi for $78,000.
His brother, Didar, is also a field hockey player who has played for the Chandigarh Dynamos.Sardar Singh, for the past few years has captained the Indian Hockey team in a way that befits his name. It was under his able leadership that India won the 2014 Asian Games gold medal after a long hiatus (16 years) and directly qualified for Rio Olympics, 2016.


Rupinder Pal Singh


Born:11th November 1990
City Born: Faridkot,Punjab
Height: 194 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Playing Position: Fullback
Award: Top Scorer Award, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup


Rupinder Pal singh hockey athlete from Faridkot,Punjab which is known hockey centers in Punjab. His interest in hockey got a boost when got selected for the Chandigarh Hockey Academy, where he got training for 3, 4 years before joining a college in Chandigarh. He was called for Singapore 4-Nation (Under – 18) Cup camp in 2006 but was not selected. He made it to the team next year for the same tournament. He was also in the Bangalore camp preparing for Chile Olympic Qualifier.

He made it to the Junior India side for the Malaysia 8-Nation Cup, was part of the Argentina test series, before earning senior spurs in the 2010 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. He is a good defender, useful penalty corner negotiator. He has recently joined Indian Overseas Bank, a top domestic team down south.

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