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June 17, 2003

Die-hard Dhanraj

He is but a blur as he speeds around from one end of the hockey field to the other. His pace is electrifying and his ball control supreme, and rival defences fear his ability to take them on singlehandedly.

Dhanraj Pillay is to Indian hockey what Sachin Tendulkar is to cricket. And even though though the stakes are vastly different, the current Indian hockey captain has certainly carved a niche for himself in this cricket-mad nation.

A look at the maestro's career.