Name : Rupinder Pal Singh
Caps : 100 plus
Goals : 80 plus
With ten goals in five matches, Rupinder Pal Singh gives India an unassailable edge in the ongoing Asian Champions Trophy in Kuantan.
Every improving Rupinder Pal Singh was declared Best Player of the HIL 2016, and with that a grand purse of Rs.50 lac.
Rupinder Pal SIngh played his fourth season for Delhi Waveriders.
Rupinder had a good run in the HWL Finals held in Raipur as well. Early in the year, he he struck 2 goals out of 2 penalty corners against Australia.
In 2014, he scored a hat-trick against GB and only goal of India over Australia.
He works for Indian Overseas Bank, Chennai
Rupinder Pal Singh, the 6+ footer, is youngest of the family, took up hockey seeing his elder brother playing it. born in Faridkot, his hockey interest got a boost when got selected for the Chandigarh Hockey Academy, where he was trained for 3, 4 years before joining college in Chandigarh.
He was called for Singapore 4-Nation (Under – 18) Cup camp in 2006 but was not selected. He made it to the team next year for the same tournament. He was also in the Bangalore camp preparing for Chile Olympic Qualifier.
He made it to the Junior India side for the Malaysia 8-Nation Cup, was part of the Argentina test series, before earning senior spurs in the 2010 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. He is a good defender, useful penalty corner negotiator. He works for Indian Overseas Bank, a top domestic team down south.