Gurbaj Singh completes his 200th Int’l Cap
India midfielder Gurbaj Singh added another feather in his cap as he played his 200th international match when he took the field against Australia in the FIH Hockey World League Semi-Final here on Sunday .The 26-year-old Gurbaj, who made his international debut in 2006 Doha Asian Games, is a regular member of <g data-gr-id="19">national</g> hockey team and has been a part of the team in various international tournaments.
He was a part of the winning team in the 2007 Asia Cup in Chennai. Represented India at the 2010 Hero World Cup and 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games in China and the 2012 London Olympics.
In 2014, Gurbaj was a key member of the gold <g data-gr-id="21">medal winning</g> team at Incheon Asian Games and fourth-place finished side in the Hero Men’s Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar.Congratulating Gurbaj on his achievement, Hockey India Secretary General Md. Mushtaque Ahmad said, “Hockey India is <g data-gr-id="18">extremely delighted</g> for Gurbaj Singh’s achievement of 200 international matches. He has been an integral part of <g data-gr-id="17">Indian</g> team and always gives his best performance in matches of all levels. His journey from a young player in the junior team to an experienced senior <g data-gr-id="16">member,</g> has seen many successes where he has played a vital role towards the team’s performance.