Name : Surinder Kaur
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Indian captain Surinder Kaur is the scoring machine, after hectic scoring in the Canada Series, she posted the last equalizer against Germany (3-3) for a honourable draw in the Essen 4-Nation Cup opener.
Indian captain Surinder Kaur has been among the goals in the Canada Series, which India won in June 2010.
One of the finest sharp shooters in the circle, Haryana’s diminutive striker Surinder Kaur has been mainstay of national team for almost ten years.
One of the senior most players in the team, the star from the stable of Shahbad was the joint second top scorer at the last World Cup (2006) in Madrid. She played only in four matches due to an injury.
Some of her highlights include Gold at the Delhi Asia Cup (2004) and Silver at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games (2006). She top scored for Railways in many Senior Nationals. She can well be nicknamed ‘Top Scorer Girl’ of Indian women hockey, as it has become a habit.
With 13 goals, she was the over all second top scorer in the Asia Cup, Hong Kong, in 2007.
She led India to the title win at the Champions Challenge Cup II at Kazan June 2009, also was part of the silver winning Bangkok Asia Cup.
This leadership, her scoring prowess, and longevity stood her in good stead to be selected for prestigious Arjuna award last year
She was among the scorers in the 2010 4-match Canada Test Series which India clinched 2-0.