Name : Jasjeet Kaur
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Forward and wondergirl of Indian hockey, Jasjeet, has recently won the Arjuna, second from the Shahbad stable.
Jasjeet is second player after Surinder Kaur to win the national acclaim of Arjuna from the Shahbad town, made known to hockey world as the provenance of women hockey.
Jasjeet came into the national limelight after top-scoring many domestic junior events. Considered as an opportunistic striker, the inside-forward has been living upto her reputation in the international circuit also. She posted the golden goal against Japan in the 2004 Asia Cup which for the first time India won. Well built and athletic, she can easily dodge even the best of defenders. She is also a good drag flicker and stroke converter. Her role in the team therefore is very crucial. She is from Shahbad, Haryana,having been spotted and nurtured by Baldev Singh. She scored seven goals in the last Asia Cup.
Last updated 25.8.2010