Tuesday, January 22, 2019

In Numbers: How new pair of Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan fared in Aus Open challenge

15th seeded Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan doubles team failed to overcome the Spanish duo of P.Carreno Busta and G.Garcia-Lopez after hard fought 3 sets match in Australian Open. The Indian pair was always in the game and tried hard to earn points. But it was very unfortunate that...

In Numbers: The hits and misses of India’s AFC Asian Cup campaign

Indian football has been doing significantly well in the last four years, and the AFC Asian Cup performance is a very crucial tournament to understand the level of Indian football and how, in future, the standards can improve. Post-1964, India has never...

In Numbers: Prajnesh Gunneswaran’s Grand Slam debut and hope for Indian Tennis

On day 1 of Australian Open 2019, India was looking for a solid start by Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran. But it did not go as per what Indian fans wanted, as Gunneswaran fought hard against USA Frances Tiafoe...

In numbers: Despite commendable performance, India falter vs UAE at AFC Asian Cup

After an enthralling win over Thailand at the AFC Asian Cup, India succumbed to a 2-0 defeat against UAE at Zayed Sports stadium on 10th January 2019. India failed to put a goal despite getting quite a few chances...

In numbers: The calm planning that led to Bengaluru Bulls’ maiden PKL title

On 5th January 2019, Bengaluru Bulls clinched their maiden title against the Gujarat Fortune Giants 38-33 at NSCI SVP Stadium, Mumbai. Bengaluru Bulls started the finals as favourites but they were behind at the end of 1st half trailing...

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India vs Thailand in numbers

With Coach Stephen Constantine's earlier hints about rotating captains throughout India's campaign at the AFC Asian Cup 2019, all eyes will be on goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh as India take on Thailand later today in their first game. It is also...

In Numbers: A statistical preview of the Pro Kabaddi League Final

Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 final is the match of best teams in the entire tournament where Bengaluru Bulls will take on Gujarat Fortune Giants. Both the teams entered the playoff stage being the group toppers. After playing 22...

Fun With Numbers: What went wrong for Kidambi Srikanth in 2018?

World No 8 and Indian badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth had a mixed 2018 in terms of performance. He took part in 16 tournaments in which he reached 11 knockout rounds and on seven occasions, he was eliminated in the...

What clicked for PV Sindhu at the BWF World Tour Finals

P V Sindhu wins her first major tournament this year by winning BWF World Tour Finals against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara. This year, Sindhu was not able to bring out the best in her final games to win the tournaments...

Hockey World Cup: India from the beginning to the end

India is known for playing hockey from a very long time, but when it comes to World Cup, they have only one trophy in their kitty as of now. This drought of trophies was expected to get over in...