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Sardara Singh

Devendra Jhajharia (born 10 June 1981) is an Indian Paralympic javelin thrower competing in Sardara Singh (born 15 July 1986) sometimes referred as Sardar Singh, is an Indian professional field hockey player and captain of the Indian national team. He usually plays the center half position. Sardara became the youngest player to captain the Indian team when he led the side at the 2008 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. He was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 2015. On 13 Jul 2016, the responsibilities of the captain were handed over from him to P. R. Shreejesh, the goalkeeper of Indian Team. On 12th September 2018, Sardara announced his retirement from international hockey. He played 314 matches during 12 years in his career. Early life Sardara was born in Haryana's village Sant Nagar in Sirsa District to Gurnam Singh, a RMP doctor and Jasveer Kaur, a housewife. Career Sardara Singh made his debut for India in the junior team during India's 2003–04 tour of Poland. He made his senior debut against Pakistan in 2006. He also plays for his state of Haryana. He is a Deputy Superintendent Police Officer with the Haryana Police and plays for their team. Singh played for Chandigarh Dynamos in the inaugural season of the Premier.


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