UNKNOWN INDIAN SPORTS FACTS

Two years before India debut, 13-year-old Sachin Tendulkar fielded for Pakistan once during an exhibition match where Imran Khan's team was short on fielders.

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Played for Pakistan

The game of snooker was accidentally invented in Jabalpur, India by a lieutenant of the British Army in 1875 and has since grown into a major international sport

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MaDE iN India

Indian Hockey goalkeeper Richard Allen conceded 1 goal while signing autographs, which team India won against the USA in the 1932 Olympics by 24-1

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Fans are more important

Nicknamed "Flicker Singh", Sandeep Singh holds the world record for the fastest drag flick in Hockey history at  145 km per hour

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Singh is king

Shilaroo Hockey Stadium, Himachal Pradesh is the world’s highest-altitude hockey stadium at around 8,000 feet & is surrounded by Narkanda and Hatu Peaks.

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MOUNTAINS AND SPORTS

Indian football legend IM Vijayan holds the record of scoring the sixth-fastest goal (12 sec) in the history of international football. It was against Bhutan, 1999 SAF Games.

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Rahul Dravid has faced 31,258 deliveries (5209 overs & roughly 735 hours 52 mins), a world record in the history of Test Cricket. No other batsmen have 30000 deliveries.

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The wall

Durand Cup is the 3rd oldest football competition in the world. The prestigious Indian football tournament was first held in 1888, is also the oldest in Asia.

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TRULY VINTAGE

Abbas Moontasir was the first Indian basketball player to be named in the Asian All-Star team after a brilliant showing in the 1970 Asian Games in Bangkok.

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