The resurgence of Indian hockey

Arindam Basu
2 min readAug 5, 2021

… The giants have arisen, again!

Once upon a time, not so long ago, India used to rule the hockey fields. The Indian wizard Dhyan Chand so mesmerised Adolf Hitler in 1936 Berlin Games that the Fuhrer wanted to test if he really used some kind of glue to his hockey stick.

Germany comes to mind as India, the once glorious stars in the firmament of hockey started fading in the…

Arindam Basu

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