Dhanraj Pillay

Indian women’s and men’s captains Rani and Manpreet Singh (in jerseys) with, from left, ex-skippers Dilip Tirkey, Dhanraj Pillay and Viren Rasquinha

Photograph by Jitender Gupta

Former hockey player Dhanraj Pillai, Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and former cricketer Nilesh Kulkarni during the launch of a rendition of National Anthem.

PTI Photo by Mitesh Bhuvad

Prime Minister of Netherlands Mark Rutte interacts with Indian hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay during a friendly hockey match between former players of India and Netherlands, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo by Santosh Hirlekar

Former Indian hockey player Dhanraj Pillai being lifted by 'bhangra' team of the Khalsa school (Chakwal) during the closing ceremony of 16th S. Harbans Singh Sistani Memorial Inter School cricket tournament 2012, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Vijay Verma

Former hockey star Dhanraj Pillai greets six of the eight team captains participating in World Series Hockey league during a press conference in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shirish Shete