In the yr 2019, aside from cricket, Indian gamers shocked everybody with their efficiency in different sports activities and left their very own and nation's mark on the world stage. In such a state of affairs, I do know concerning the gamers and their video games, who’ve set a brand new file by their world-class efficiency and remained within the dialogue.
Gurpreet's leap: The Indian soccer group shocked everybody by enjoying a aim reduction draw in opposition to the Asian champions Qatar's group within the FIFA World Cup qualifiers. <! –
In the match performed in Doha in September, the Indian group landed with out its star participant and captain Sunil Chhetri. But within the match, the group led by goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu gave an incredible efficiency and ended the match on a draw. On 27 photographs of Qatar within the match, Gurpreet saved 11 objectives whereas goalkeeping.
Pair of Satvic-lamp: According to media reviews, Hindustan star badminton males's pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reached their first finals of the Super 750 stage occasion on the BWF World Tour and entered the highest 10 world rankings for the second time in a profession. At the time of reaching the ultimate of the French Open, each of them had been in 11th place within the doubles class, after which each of them gained two locations within the rankings and each reached ninth place. The high Indian doubles pair grew to become the primary Indian pair to win the Thailand Open title in the beginning of the yr, in addition to the BWF Super Series 500.
Nagal's historic battle in opposition to Federer: For your info, allow us to let you know that Sumit Nagal, a younger Indian tennis participant, made historical past by making a spot in the primary draw of US Open this yr. He grew to become the youngest participant from India to qualify for the Grand Slam draw. The 25-year-old Nagal went down in opposition to 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer in his first match. Not solely this, he performed an thrilling match with Federer after profitable the primary set. Though he misplaced the match, within the course of he grew to become solely the fourth Indian to win the set in the primary draw of a Grand Slam within the final 20 years.