Indoor or outdoor,Balwanth's love is hockey!!!
March 5, 2010 3:10am CST
Shanyl Balwanth is one of few field hockey players who have also represented their country in international indoor hockey.but this is not his only claim to fame.the 24-year old is also the first player of indian origin to represent South Africa in hockey.Balwanth is here with the team at the Hero Honda FIH Hockey World Cup as a defender and has come in as substitute in all the three matches. "We are in South Africa since six generations. we come from Goa though i have never been there".balwanth told HT. balwanth picked up hockey from his mother,who played at the school level,and is an accounts graduate.