SAFF Championship: India has been held to a draw for the second consecutive game in the ongoing SAFF Championship in the Maldives.
India drew 0-0 with Sri Lanka in a match played at the National Stadium in Male on Thursday. In the first match, India had drawn 1-1 with Bangladesh.
After a draw, India is in third place with 2 points from 2 games. Sri Lanka, which has played three games, is in the first place with one point. Sri Lanka had earlier lost two games in a row.
Nepal is at the top with 6 points after winning both the matches played so far while Bangladesh is at the top with 4 points from 2 matches.
India, which has won seven times so far, has been under increasing pressure. This time in the five-nation SAFF Championship, the game is being played on the basis of a round-robin league.
Now India’s next game will be played with Nepal. Nepal will reach the final if they win the game next Sunday.
There will also be a match between Maldives and Bangladesh today.