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'A magician with a hockey stick'

'If he is being spoken in the same breath as Dhyan Chand, then you can image how good he was.' IMAGE: Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr, who passed away in Chandigarh on Monday, May 25, scored 5 goals in the 1952 Olympics final in India's 6-1 victory over The Netherlands. An Olympic record that is intact 68 years later. Photograph: SAI Media/Twitter   Former goalkeeper Mir Ranjan Negi played under the legendary Balbir Singh Sr who was the Indian hockey team's manager for the 1982 Asian Games.
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