Hockey India congratulates Rani on completing 200 International Caps for India

Born to an economically weak family in Shahabad Markanda, a small town in Kurukshetra district of Haryana, Rani’s rise in hockey has been meteoric. She first took to the field in 2003, trained at the Shahabad Hockey Academy. She made her International debut in 2008 at the Olympic Qualifiers held in Kazan, Russia. After representing India at 2010 Commonwealth Games and 2010 Asian Games, Rani was included in the FIH Women’s All Star Team of 2010. She was also included in the All Star team of the Asian Hockey Federation based on her performance in 2010 Asian Games at Guangzhou, where the Indian team had finished fourth.Her on-field exploits were significant in India’s Silver Medal win in the Asia Cup in 2009. At 15, she was the youngest member of the Indian Team that participated at the 2010 Women’s Hockey World Cup in Argentina where she struck a splendid seven goals

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