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Dhanraj Pillay recalls the legend of MK Kaushik. (Getty Images)

'Kaushik Sir understood a player more than anyone else'

By Dhanraj Pillay, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 12:20 PM IST
  • Dhanraj Pillay, skipper of the 1998 Bangkok Asian Games hockey team, pays tribute to MK Kaushik for inspiring India to glory after a 32-year wait.
It took Darren Sammy to call out what is a common and casual practice in Indian sporting circles—singling out people with dark coloured skin.(IPL)
It took Darren Sammy to call out what is a common and casual practice in Indian sporting circles—singling out people with dark coloured skin.(IPL)

Not just cricket, racism well entrenched in every sport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Mumbai | By Dhiman Sarkar and Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 11:24 AM IST
It took Darren Sammy to call out what is a common and casual practice in Indian sporting circles—singling out people with dark coloured skin. Had inferiority complex due to dark skin: Dhanraj Pillay; Speak up, says Jwala Gutta.
File image of Dhanraj Pillay.
File image of Dhanraj Pillay.

Today’s game is laptop hockey: Dhanraj Pillay

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2018 08:37 AM IST
Former India captain Dhanraj Pillay believes the Indian hockey team is at par with the world’s premier outfits in terms of speed in this age of ‘laptop hockey’.

Hockey World Cup 2018: Team India’s jersey launched in Mumbai

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 04:48 PM IST
The collection was showcased by the national team along with coach Harendra Singh, in the presence of legends Ajit Pal Singh, Ashok Kumar, Dhanraj Pillay, Dilip Tirkey, Sandeep Singh among others.
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