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Top 5 Best Hockey Players of India of 2023

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India has had a heavenly past in the game of Hockey. With 11 Olympic awards – 8 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze decorations – India is the best group ever. Despite languishing in the fifth spot in the World rankings right now, India has created many best players all through her history.

In spite of the fact that, India has diminished away generally, her accomplishments are unparalleled and when discussing the best hockey players, no rundown would be finished without including players from the subcontinent.

Hockey is a rapidly rising sport that continues to gain recognition on both national and international stages. Check out our list of the Top 5 Indian Hockey players of 2023.

5. PR Sreejesh

PR Sreejesh

Parattu Ravendran Sreejesh is an acclaimed and professional Indian hockey player. He holds the position of goalkeeper on his team, having served as captain of the Indian National Hockey Team previously.

He is an integral player in the 2020 Summer Olympic Men’s Field Hockey tournament and winner of the FIH Player of the Year Awards 2020-21 for best male goalkeeper.

4. Rupinder Pal Singh

Rupinder Pal Singh

Rupinder is an Indian professional hockey player who specializes in defense.

He is a part of the teams Indian Overseas Bank and Delhi Waveriders. To his name are numerous medal records in the game.

His accomplishments include bronze in 2020 Tokyo Olympics, gold at Incheon 2014, bronze at Jakarta 2018, 2014-15 Raipur and 2016-17 Bhubaneswar 2013 and 2014, silver at Ipoh 2011 and Kuantan 2016.

Rupinder is an Indian professional hockey player who excels at the position of Defender.

He is a part of the teams Indian Overseas Bank and Delhi Waveriders. To his name are numerous medal records in the game.

His achievements include bronze at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, gold in 2014 Incheon, bronze in 2018 Jakarta, 2014-15 Raipur and 2016-17 Bhubaneswar, silver at Ipoh 2013 and 2011 Ordos City and 2016 Kuantan.

3. Gurjant Singh

Gurjant Singh

Gurjant is an Indian field hockey player who plays as a Forward. He currently represents Dabang Mumbai in competition.

Gurjant was a member of the Indian hockey team at the 2016 Men’s Hocket Junior World Cup held in Lucknow, India.

He has won many tournaments throughout his career. Some of the notable honors he’s received include Bronze at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Gold at 2017 Dhaka Asia Cup, Silver in 2018 Muscat Asian Champions Trophy and Bronze in 2016-17 Bhubaneshwar Hockey World League among others.

2. Harmanpreet Singh

Harmanpreet Singh

Harmanpreet is an acclaimed and professional Indian hockey player who plays the position of Defender. He currently represents India U21 and India at international tournaments.

There are various records in the name of this player, such as his bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, silver at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games, gold in 2017 Asia Cup Dhaka, silver at 2016 Champions Trophy London and 2018 Champions Trophy Breda – just to name a few.

1. Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh is one of the highest ranked players in hockey. He represents India on their national hockey team as a midfielder.

Manpreet Singh currently represents Team India in international hockey matches as a member of Punjab Armed Police.

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