The duo of Roy Krishna and Manvir Singh looked threatening up front but missed a flurry of chances, while veteran Subrata Pal pulled off some fine saves under the Hyderabad post to keep a clean score-sheet in the first-half.
ISL 2019-20: Hyderabad FC come from behind to record first victory of season against Kerala Blasters FC
Hyderabad restored parity in the 54th minute when Gning tripped Mohammad Yasir inside the Kerala box to give away a penalty. Marko Stankovic duly converted the spot-kick.
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac names 23-man squad for Bangladesh clash, Sandesh Jhingan misses out through injury
Defenders Sandesh Jhingan and Anwar Ali (Jr) were ruled out the match to be played at VYBK Stadium due to injuries, while Halicharan Narzary, Farukh Choudhary and Nishu Kumar did not make it to the final 23 and were released from the national camp
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Bangladesh clash 'perfect stage' to get first win of campaign, says India youngster Manvir Singh
India striker Manvir Singh, who made 80 per cent successful passes against Qatar, was praised by none other than captain Sunil Chhetri who, unfortunately, could not play his part in that match due to an illness
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's heroics power gritty India to goalless draw against Qatar
India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who also wore the captain's armband, was the star of the visiting side as he single-handedly stopped the Qataris from scoring in the Group E match
Intercontinental Cup 2019: Igor Stimac recalls Anas Edathodika from retirement; defender named in India's 35-member probables
Indian football head coach Igor Stimac has called defender Anas Edathodika out of his retirement to be included among 35 probables for next month's Intercontinental Cup in a clear move to address the team's woes in central defence.
Back from the brink: Nikhil Poojary battles injuries, rejections and inner demons to forge 'accidental' football career
Without a little bit of enchantment, Nikhil Poojary's dream of playing professional football would have remained just that, let alone turning out for the senior national side in the Indian blues.
Balwant Singh misses out from India's 22-man squad for friendly against China after being denied visa
Striker Balwant Singh was dropped from India's squad as his passport expires in less than six months. He was denied the Chinese visa.
India produced a dominant display to beat Maldives 2-0 and book a semifinal spot in the South Asian Football Federation Cup.
India have already qualified for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup 2019 and sit pretty on 12 points by virtue of winning all their four matches so far.
India were rugged at times, but offered a glimpse into how they will shape up in the future with the likes of Nikhil Poojary and Anirudh Thapa impressing in their debuts.
The change in tactics worked as India finally took the lead when Jeje’s clever flick from Eugenson Lyngdoh’s lofted pass was latched on to by Balwant and the Punjab-born striker kept his cool in a one-on-one situation with the keeper