Former India hockey skipper Sardar Singh. Decided this wednesday to call time on his illustrious career, saying he had played enough for the last 12 years and now it's time for our youngsters to take over. Sardar said he made the decision after a disappointing Asian Games where India failed to defend its title and returned with a bronze medal. Now he said age and speed not on his side, Sardar's performance in the Games came under the scanner. "Yes, I have decided to retire from international hockey. I have played enough hockey in my career. 12 years is a long time. Now it's time for the future generation to take over".