India whipped Pakistan by 4-0 on August 9 (Wednesday) in the continuous Asian Bosses Prize at the City hall leader Radhakrishnan Hockey Arena in Chennai. Captain Harmanpreet Singh was the star as he scored two objectives while Akashdeep Singh and Jugraj scored an objective each to take India to a pounding triumph. Harmanpreet won the Player of the Match grant for his amazing show while another player who dazzled with his abilities was Vivek Sagar Prasad who won the ‘Best Youth Player of the Match’ grant.
Here is all you want to be familiar with Vivek Sagar Prasad:
Vivek Sagar Prasad is an inadvertent Hockey player. He and his sibling were fixated on Chess and used to play cricket and hockey a piece. Yet, he was acquainted with Hockey once by some coincidence and wound up making his vocation in the game.
Everything was working out positively for Vivek and was likewise a sureness to get picked in India’s crew for Junior Hockey World Cup 2016. Be that as it may, his life took a horrible turn as the youth supported a perilous injury. In a training match, he was unintentionally struck on the shoulder by an individual player and it prompted him breaking his collarbone. Vivek was hurried to a close by medical clinic even as it was expected that his vocation was on the line. Because of certain entanglements in the recuperation, Vivek was additionally held under perception in the ICU for three days.
Nonetheless, Vivek and his family battled through the extreme period and he was again back on the field in next 90 days. He got back in the saddle in the Lesser group in 2017 and furthermore drove the group at the Ruler of Johor Cup.
Dazzled by his extraordinary abilities, Vivek Sagar Prasad was called up to the senior Indian group in January 2018 and furthermore made his global presentation early in life of 17 years 10 months and 22 days. He turned into the second-most youthful Indian ever to play for the nation missing the mark regarding legend Sandeep Singh’s record by only 11 days.
Vivek Sagar Prasad is just 23 years of age right now and has previously played 117 matches scoring a gigantic 19 objectives for India.
Vivek Prasad is additionally being promoted as the future chief of the Indian hockey group.
Vivek won FIH Men’s Rising Star of the Year in 2019 and was subsequently named FIH Youthful Player of the Year in 2021.
He was additionally respected with Arjuna Grant in 2021.
Aside from this, here are the rundown of awards that he has succeeded at various competitions:
Youth Olympic Games 2018 – Silver award
- Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Bronze award
- Province Games 2022 – Silver award
- Champions Prize 2018 – Silver award
- Asian Games 2018 – Bronze Award