India was knocked out in group league of Asian Cup 2011. Although the team slumped to three heavy losses, there were some positives to take away from the campaign. TheHardTackle presents a report on the Indian team and its players.

India is all set to face Asian powehouses Australia, Korea Republic and Bahrain in the Group stages of AFC Asian Cup 2011. TheHardTackle takes a look at India's opponent teams and evaluates India's chances against them.

The 2011 Asian Cup will be India's third appearance in the tournament. Unlike Asian Games football, India's record in Asian Cup is pretty patchy. TheHardTackle takes a look at India's previous trysts with the Asian Cup.