Geethu Anna Rahul: "I want to be a role model for other youngsters."
John Wooden: “It isn't what you do, but how you do it.”
Vishesh Bhriguvanshi: “I never imagined I’ll be leading the national team.”
Pratham Singh: “My teammates are like my family.”

India wins 83-64 over Bangladesh in its second game of the 2nd SABA U16 Zone Championship. Forward Priyanshu led the team with 32 points.

 

·         India wins 83-64 over Bangladesh in its second game of the 2nd SABA U16 Zone Championship.
Forward Priyanshu led the team with 32 points.

·         India had 4 players scoring in double figures.

·         India will next meet hosts Nepal on 8th September at 13:30 (13:15 IST).

·         This Championship is being played in a round robin league format and the winning team qualifies to the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship that will be held in Malaysia later this year.


Bengaluru/Kathmandu, 6th September 2017: The Indian U16 men’s team has beaten Bangladesh 83-64 on the second day of the 2nd SABA U16 Zone Championship being held at the Dashrath Rangshala Stadium, Kathmandu. Forward Priyanshu from India led all scorers with 32 points while India’s topscorer in the previous game, centre Princepal Singh maintained his form and dropped 13 points. Overall, four Indian players scored in double digits.

Bangladesh tried to make a comeback in the second quarter by outscoring India 18-16 but India enjoyed a dominant third quarter to ensure it ended on the winning side. 

Moving ahead, India are the strongest contenders for the championship, as they take on Nepal again on 8th September at 13:30 (13:15 IST).

India (Priyanshu 32pts, Binod Rajak 14 pts, Princepal Singh 13 pts) bt Bangladesh 83-64 [26-13, 16-18, 16-9, 25-24]

 

 

INDIAN CONTINGENT

 

Jersey. No.

Name

Position

DOB

Place of Birth

Representing State

Height

(cms)

(ft & inches)

Weight

(Kgs)

4

Princepal Singh

C

03/01/01

Ferozepur, Punjab

Punjab

210 (6’ 10.6’’)

95

5

Binod RAJAK

PG

02/04/01

Kolkata, West Bengal

Punjab

171 (5’ 6’’)

61

6

Harshwardhan TOMAR

F/C

01/02/01

Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

199 (6’ 5’’)

91

7

Mani THAKUR

PG

26/10/01

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

173 (5’ 6’’)

63

8

Ajmer SINGH

C

09/10/01

Delhi

Chandigarh

188 (6’ 1’’)

70

9

Gaurav SHEORAN

F

10/02/02

Hisar, Haryana

Haryana

184 (6’)

73

10

Priyanshu

F

18/03/02

Shabga, Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

183 (6’)

68

11

Jerom PRINCE GEORGE

PG

01/10/02

Saudi Arabia

Kerala

174 (5’ 7’’)

64

12

Prashant TOMAR

PG

05/03/01

Baraut, Uttar Pradesh

Karnataka

176 (5’ 7’’)

64

13

Nitish BENIWAL

PF

15/02/01

Delhi

Delhi

190 (6’ 2’’)

85

14

Vigneshwar UPADHYAY

PF

01/01/01

Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh

Telangana

193 (6’ 3’’)

75

15

Rajveer Singh BHATI

F

26/05/02

Bikaner, Rajasthan

Rajasthan

184 (6’)

71

*PG - Point Guard / Feeder, G - Guard, F - Forward, G/F - Wing, PF - Power Forward, C - Centre, PF/C - Post

 

Team Manager: Kulvinder Gill

Coach: Vibhor Bhriguvanshi

Assistant Coach: Babu Davis

Referee: Tanmoy Das

 

GROUPINGS & UPCOMING FIXTURES

 

Pool – A

 

Pool – B

1. India

 

1. Maldives

2. Nepal

 

2. Bangladesh

3. Bhutan

 

 

 

7thSept 2017 (Thursday)

Game No.

Match

Game Time

5.

Bhutan vs. Maldives

11:00 AM

6.

Bangladesh vs. Nepal

01:30 PM

 

 

 

8th Sept 2017 (Friday)

Game No.

Match

Game Time

7.

Maldives vs. Bangladesh

11:00 PM

8.

Nepal vs. India

01:30 PM

 

9th Sept 2017 (Saturday)

 

Game No.

Match

Game Time

9.

India vs. Bhutan

11:00 AM

10.

Maldives vs. Nepal

01:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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