Isn't it surprising for a team which just manages to escape relegation every season and has a pretty low budget, to occupy the 5th spot in I-League standing after the end of round-11? But Santosh Kashyap and his men have done that in style! Here's an investigative analysis of Air India Air India Football Club and their glorious run in this I-League edition by our Guest Author Akash Pyne.

As the leftover important matches in the league knock at the door, TheHardTackle looks at the teams, their strategies and how the results would impact the ever changing I-league table.