Home DIS-advantage in Pro Kabaddi League?

Home advantage is a concept that describes the benefit that the home team is said to gain over the visiting team. This concept could well be applied in the Pro Kabaddi League if a team is touring another state; the hosting team is called the home team while the visiting…

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Insights into the Sports Industry: EP2 – What is the Job of a Pro Kabaddi Analyst?

We kicked off proceedings for our series with some insights on what does the job of a Football Analyst entail. Now we switch gears to the sport of Kabaddi and it’s my pleasure to have onboard Mr. Aditya Kashyap. Aditya most recently worked with the Telugu Titans in the Pro…

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Jamshedpur FC – ISL 6 Analytical Season Preview

Jamshedpur FC returns for their 3rd season in ISL after two consecutive 5th placed finishes in the league. However this time they have yet another new manager in charge, Antonio Iriondo. The Spanish coach who has years of managerial experience in Spain and has helped his former side Rayo Majadahonda…

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NorthEast United FC – ISL 6 Analytical Season Preview

Northeast United had their best ISL season last term with Eelco Schattorie guiding the side to a playoff position. However with both Eelco and their talismanic striker Bart Ogbeche both moving to Kerala, the NEUFC had their task cut out to ensure they have a team that can replicate last…

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Chennaiyin FC – ISL 6 Analytical Season Preview

Chennaiyin FC had a very disappointing season last term as they finished bottom of the points table. The two-time champions, under Englishman John Gregory will however be looking for a turnaround this season and will kick-start their campaign on the 23rd at the Fatorda Stadium against FC Goa. SQUAD: Retained…

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ATK – ISL 6 Analytical Season Preview

ATK has brought back their title winning head coach Antonio Habas back for the 2019/20 season. The Spaniard who guided the Kolkata club to its maiden title in the first season is a seasoned tactician and can bring out the best in a new-look ATK side that has had a…

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Bengaluru FC – ISL 6 Analytical Season Preview

Carlos Cuadrat’s Blues will begin the new ISL season on the21st with their first match against Northeast United FC at the Kanteerava Stadium. Having successfully sorted out the issues regarding their home ground, BFC can now turn their focus onto retain the champion’s title yet again this season. SQUAD: A…

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PKL7 Semi-Final Preview: Bengal Warriors vs. U Mumba

We have entered the most exciting phase of the Pro Kabaddi season with the semi-finals only a few hours away as the 2nd placed team in the League Stage, Bengal Warriors, takes on the PKL2 Champions U Mumba. At SportsKPI, we believe in looking at the world of sports through…

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