Real Kashmir became the first team in I-League history to defeat the reigning champions on debut
Imagine going to work for 18 months and not getting paid. Imagine being assured the money will be credited, until one fine day, your employers wound up operations, and leave you stranded. This dystopian reality has hounded players of defunct I-League club DSK Shivajians, a majority of whom have not been paid after helping them to a seventh-place finish in 2016-17.
The Shivajians joined the I-League in 2015-16 as the league's representatives from Pune, following the withdrawal of both Pune FC and…