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A Magician With A Hockey Stick - Dhanraj Pillay

Hockey Stick Dhanraj Pillay

The only player to set a trend of number 4! - 4 olympics, 4 world cups, 4 champion trophies and 4 asian games. He played 339 international matches and has scored more than 170 international goals. He was the player of the tournament in the 2002 champions trophy held in Germany.

Dhanraj Pillay

India won 1998 Asian Games and 2003 Asia Cup under his captaincy. Recipient of India's highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award (1999-2000). He was also awarded the Padma Shri in 2000. On 1st August, he will be conferred with East Bengal F.C.'s highest award - Bharat Gaurav.