Articles by Kaushal Shukla
Oct 23, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Puneri Paltan, UP Yoddha look to exploit each other's frailties in play-off duelHaving dominated for large parts in the season, Pune start as favourites not on the night but also to emerge out from the Eliminators. But they will be wary of UP Yoddha's raiding weapons that may all fire in tandem for once.
Oct 23, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Patna Pirates, Haryana Steelers to scrap for survival in clash of contrastsSo whether it is Pirates' flair or Steelers' steel, flamboyance or solidity, form or class that emerges on top on Monday, this clash of the contrasts promises to be a humdinger.
Oct 18, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Dabang Delhi's senior stars let team down in yet another abysmal campaignDelhi have endured an all-too-familiar tale of underachievement. Once again, the team relied heavily on their Iranian skipper Meraj Sheykh to pull them through the adversities, with other big guns in the team failing to live up to the billing.
Oct 17, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: U Mumba's erratic defence nullified Anup Kumar's genius in underwhelming campaignAnup Kumar's abilities, both as a player and captain are unparalleled, but he can work his magic only if he's given a fitter and more matured U Mumba squad to lead next season.
Oct 13, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: From record-breaking Rishank Devadiga to Gujarat's resurgence, Jaipur leg's takeawaysRishank Devadiga shattered the record for most points in a single game, jointly held by Kashiling Adake and Pardeep Narwal (24 points), when he went on a rampage in UP Yoddha's 53-32 thrashing of the Pink Panthers
Oct 11, 2017
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India 'incredibly difficult' to break down, says US coach John HackworthIndia might be lingering at the bottom of Group A following defeat to United States and Colombia in the FIFA U-17 World Cup so far, but Luis Norton de Matos' men have earned plenty of plaudits for showcasing a brave face against formidable opponents
Oct 11, 2017
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: PSG starlet Tim Weah ready to shed the burden of his illustrious surnameFor Paris Saint-Germain's Tim Weah, the son of George Weah — only African player ever to win the Ballon d'Or — who's part of the United States' U-17 team, each day starts with an alarming need to deliver.
Oct 10, 2017
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mali, Paraguay establish credentials with displays of their distinct strengthsOn Monday, the men separated themselves from the boys in Group B. Mali and Paraguay did it in style, with displays of distinct strengths—one physical and the other mental.
Oct 06, 2017
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Devoid of big names, Group B has potential to throw up surprise packagesGroup B of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 comprises Paraguay, Mali, New Zealand and Turkey and has the potential to throw up the tournament's surprise package.
Sep 22, 2017
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: From Patna Pirates' home gains to raiders ruling roost, takeaways from Ranchi legWhile the Patna Pirates excelled, season two champions U Mumba suffered at the hands of Gujarat Fortunegiants, Telugu Titans, Bengaluru Bulls struggles continued, and Dabang Delhi sank further into the abyss in the Ranchi leg