articles by Kaushal Shukla

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Fantasy Premier League, Gameweek 23 tips: Negotiating Harry Kane's exit, picking Mohamed Salah for captaincy and more

Get all the tips of Harry Kane's possible replacement, captaincy problem and more in this week's Fantasy Premier League (FPL) tips

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: India changed perceptions in UAE, but continued progress can’t be taken for granted

Will this Asian Cup be path-breaking? That depends on actions that follow the competition, but there is certainly mileage that’s there to be exploited from India’s performance in the three group stage games.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Muddled India lose new-found identity under pressure from Bahrain to crash land in UAE

India impressed everyone with their new-found identity. Unfortunately for the Blue Tigers, it went missing when it mattered the most.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: We needed to be braver on the ball, says Sunil Chhetri after India’s exit from showpiece event

Sunil Chhetri felt India needed to be braver with the ball and should have kept it for a longer time to avoid being put under heavy pressure by Bahrain.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: India eye historic knockout berth as desperate Bahrain provide an awkward obstacle

As India eye history in the UAE, a formidable Bahrain side is likely to make their final lap in Group A a tricky one.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: How India can qualify for Round of 16 and who would be their potential opponents

Ahead of India's final AFC Asian Cup group game against Bahrain, here's a look at how the Blue Tigers can qualify for the Round of 16 and who could be their potential opponents.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: How India got fit, fast and furious to make a real impression in the UAE

The aspect of India's game that has appealed to everyone has been their speed, energy and stamina that has seen them run tirelessly on the pitch.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Unfortunate India served cold, harsh realities of the big stage in defeat against UAE

With a cold, harsh lesson learnt in the game against UAE, India should be more prepared to face another tough test in their final group game against Bahrain.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: India coach Stephen Constantine feels great to have given fans hope after Thailand win

India coach Stephen Constantine felt it was a positive feeling to have fans expecting big things from his side and feels proud to have given the nation hope.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Buoyant India look to catch hosts UAE in a tight spot with knockout stage berth in sight

India are looking to win two games in a single AFC Asian Cup campaign for the first time since 1964, and with the knockout berth in sight, the incentive would never be higher

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Sunil Chhetri to captain India against UAE, confirms manager Stephan Constantine

India head coach Stephen Constantine has confirmed that Sunil Chhetri will captain the team when they face United Arab Emirates in their second game of the AFC Asian Cup.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: New generation of Indian players more knowledgeable about fitness, says assistant coach S Venkatesh

India look a completely different unit from the one that took part in the Asian Cup eight years ago. The Blue Tigers are no pushovers and have forced opponents to look at them as a serious team.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Favourites Iran avoid early wobble; troubled Yemen take solace in flashes of brilliance

After making an ideal start, Iran head towards tougher assignments that will test their credentials at pre-tournament favourites Iraq. As for Yemen, it’s all about enjoying and absorbing the atmosphere of this platform before heading back to the abyss in their homeland.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Sunil Chhetri is no Lionel Messi, but Argentine legend can do well to be as impactful as Indian talisman

Messi is a global benchmark in football and Chhetri is one just for Indian football, but his impact on Indian football team beats how much Messi impacts Argentina.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Stephen Constantine’s ‘chosen ones’ sparkle to help silence Indian manager’s detractors

Having identified the players of his choice, Stephen Constantine has stuck with them through thick and thin. The likes of Narzary, Jeje, Sandesh Jhingan and Anas Edathodika weren’t in the best of forms coming into the tournament

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Bahrain’s robustness against UAE's possession-based football upsets pre-tournament notions in Group A

Bahrain’s physicality and technical quality shone through in the tournament opener and if that game is anything to go by, Bahrain might just be the team to beat in Group A.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: India seek to validate progress as formidable Thailand provide litmus test in opener

Thailand may have an edge over India in terms of quality, but India have shown in recent times that they have the ability to contain superior opponents while creating an opening of their own.

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: History is about to change, says coach Stephen Constantine as India set to put faith in tried and tested methods

India will make a return to Asian football’s premier competition, the AFC Asian Cup after a gap of eight years when they take on Thailand in their tournament opener in Abu Dhabi’s Al Nahyan Stadium on Sunday