April 5, 1985 |
Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India
|2005 - 2008||Bangalore Lions|
|2013 - present||Uttar Pradesh Wizards||5||(0)|
|2003 - present||India|
|Last updated on: 26 January 2013|
Tushar Khandker (born 5 April 1985) is an Indian professional field hockey player. He represented India in Men's Hockey during the 2012 London Olympics.  Khandker comes from a family of hockey players as his father, uncle and elder brother played the game.
Tushar Khandker made his debut in for India in 2003 when he was included in the Hockey Australia Challenge Cup in which he scored in his first game. He was a part of the team that won the 2004 Junior Asia Cup and the 2007 Men's senior Asia Cup, thereby becoming the first Indian to be a part of the Asian Cups for all age groups.
Hockey India League
During the auction of the inaugural season of the Hockey India League, Khandker was bought by the Uttar Pradesh franchise for USD 14,000 with his base price being USD 13,900. The Uttar Pradesh team was named Uttar Pradesh Wizards.
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