Jhingan was then handed the India national team captaincy by head coach Stephen Constantine before their friendly matches against Mauritius and St. Kitts and Nevis in the absence of regular captain Sunil Chhetri.  Despite his performances from last season, which also earned Jhingan interest from abroad, he was not able to replicate the same quality in 2015.
"I mean, obviously the two defenders are very good players. On 16 November 2017, a day before the Kerala Blasters' first match of the season against ATK, Jhingan was announced as the captain of the Blasters for the upcoming season. Main position : Last update : ATK Mohun Bagan snap up Sandesh Jhingan - Tie him down with a 5-year-deal, Top players linked to East Bengal - Hope the "Salary Cap" is not forgotten, Sandesh Jhingan & ATK Mohun Bagan agree terms - Announcement likely on Mohun Bagan day. This video is unavailable. 5) Eugenson Lyngdoh 1.1 crore . He is a fighter and leads by example. , Born in Chandigarh, Jhingan received his football training at the St. Stephen's Academy.
Jhingan's performance during the match was praised by several football pundits.  However, not long after, it was announced that Jhingan had instead signed for Mumbai for the rest of the I-League campaign.
India, Former International: Jhingan started the match and played the full ninety minutes as India won 2–0. , Jhingan in a June 2020 interview said that he was rejected by many second and third division clubs in Kolkata. The Blasters fans will be hoping Jhingan can finally land a trophy while donning a yellow shirt.
 Despite not playing in the first match, Jhingan did start for the Blasters in their second match of the season against Chennaiyin.  Speaking after the match against Mauritius, in which India won 2–1, Constantine praised Jhingan, saying "Sandesh is a player who should be playing in a bigger league. Ranchi.
The Kochi-based team has finally decided to sign the highly-rated defender after long negotiations.. Back then I was looking for clubs and I appeared for quite a few trials at a number of clubs in Kolkata — even in the second and third divisions. He holds the record for most appearances for the Yellow Army. Indore,  Despite struggling to sign a contract with an I-League club before the ISL began, Jhingan did reject an offer from Dempo. He started and played the full match as Sporting and Mumbai drew 0–0. Copyright © HT Media Limited All rights reserved. , 9 September was the last time that Jhingan played for India in 2019. Jhingan underwent surgery last November. India was able to hold them for 90-minute.But an injury time penalty conceded by Pronay Halder costed them the game and they were eliminated from the tournament.  From that point Jhingan remained a constant presence for the Kerala Blasters throughout the 2014 season, appearing 14 times for the side. , The 2019 AFC Asian Cup was the tournament where Jhingan performed at his full potential during his first 5 years with the national side.
B.O.Y. Chandigarh, Position: The lucrative deal sees Sandesh Jhingan become India's highest paid defender. Kerala Blasters lost the match 1–0.  Jhingan then scored his first international goal for India on 29 March 2016 against Turkmenistan.  For the rest of the season, after Hughes returned, Jhingan stayed primarily as a right-back, earning praise for his performances which helped the Blasters to reach their second Indian Super League final in three seasons.
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