Considering the poor execution by the middle-order, a dip in Harmanpreet's form, the cracks in the Indian setup have become quiet evident and it needs an immediate solution before it leads to their collapse.
The year 2019 saw noteworthy developments against injustice in the field of sports, with USWNT skipper Megan Rapinoe leading the demands for equal pay, and prominent black footballers condemning racism.
Be it cricket or football, New Delhi's air pollution has affected one and all, from forcing Sri Lanka players to vomit in the ground to making the then Delhi Dynamos' former coach complain about the quality of air.
While Dabang Delhi and Bengal Warriors have secured their place in the semi-finals, Bengaluru Bulls, along with UP Yoddha, U Mumba, and Haryana Steelers, are still in the fray of making it to the final four.
In the previous encounter, Rishabh Pant once again fell prey to his batting indiscipline as he sliced the ball straight to Tabraiz Shamsi at short fine, regardless of having all the time to execute a better shot.
Despite having negligible or no chance of making it to their first World Cup finals, a goalless stalemate in Doha against Asian champions Qatar in 2022 qualifying on Tuesday has filled the Blue Tigers with pride.
In a close-contested battle between two adept sides, the 21-year-old Haryana Steelers raider, Vikas Kandola earned eleven points to guide his side to a 36-33 win against Maninder Singh's Bengal Warriors.
Ahead of the Delhi leg which starts from August 24, raider Naveen Kumar credits his performance to the guidance of senior players, especially Joginder Narwal, who he says he considers an "elder brother."
From Steve Smith retiring hurt due to a Jofra Archer bouncer, to Ben Stokes' century in the second innings to Marnus Labuschagne becoming the first concussion substitute in Test cricket, a look back at the second Ashes Test.
AIFF is likely to induct ISL as the country's premier league in an Executive Meet on July 3. The federation's general secretary has pointed due to an agreement penned in 2010, ISL will be made the “most senior and prestigious” competition of Indian football.