From Dhyan Chand to Balbir Singh Dosanjh: Greatest Indian Hockey Legends

Updated: Aug 14, 2018, 10:04 IST

Long before cricket became India's favorite sport, Field-Hockey ruled Indian hearts and minds. In fact, the period between the years 1928 to 1956 is said to be the Golden era of Indian hockey. In this period which lasted 28 years, the Indian hockey team brought the nation on the map of world sports. India dictated every team on the field and won six successive gold medals. This was made possible by some extraordinary talented players who made this glorious history. From the 'Hockey Wizard of India' Dhyan Chand to Hockey’s greatest ever center-forward Balbir Singh Dosanjh, here are the eminent hockey legends of India you need to know about.