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.”

Championship Format

The Championship is played in a round robin format and the team with the best record at the end of this championship will progress from the South Asian region to the FIBA Asia Cup scheduled for 17th to 27th August in Beirut, Lebanon. A round robin format is when each team will face every other team in the tournament once, and the final standings will be based on win/loss statistics.


Previous Editions / Winners:

2016:  Bengaluru — 1st India, 2nd Bangladesh

2015:  Bengaluru — 1st India, 2nd Sri Lanka

2014:  Kathmandu — 1st India 2nd Bangladesh

2013 (June): Delhi — 1st India, 2nd Afghanistan. (From this edition onwards, the tournament changed from a standalone event to a qualifying Championship to the Asian level)

2013 (Jan):  Dhaka — 1st Bangladesh, 2nd Pakistan (India, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka did not participate)

2012:  Assam — 1st India, 2nd Bangladesh 

 

 

RESULTS

 

Day 1 (19/05/2017)

1.       India (Amritpal Singh 25, Anil Kumar BK 10) bt Maldives (Zilaal Mohamed 12, Haleem Hussain 7) 84-42 [22-3, 24-12, 22-13, 16-14]

 

Day 2 (20/05/2017)

India had no matches scheduled for the day

 

Day 3 (21/05/2017)

1.       India (Amritpal Singh 28 pts & 16 reb, Vishesh Bhriguvanshi 26 pts & 10 ast) bt Sri Lanka (Thammitage Perera 18 pts, Joseph Croos 13 pts) 88-61 [23-17, 27-17, 16-15, 22-12]

 

Day 4 (22/05/2017)

1.       India (Amritpal Singh 22, Vishesh Bhriguvanshi 14) bt Bangladesh (Kumar Biswas Mithun 25, Khan Md. Shamsuzzaman 22) 142-71 [36-9, 32-20, 45-13, 29-29]

 

Day 5 (23/05/2017)

Indian men pose with the trophy after beating Nepal 90-44. This was India's fifth consecutive title at the SABA Championships. 

1.       India (Vishesh Bhriguvanshi 22, Anil Kumar BK 16) bt Nepal (Ashim Shrestha 9) 90-44 [25-06, 20-07, 26-13, 19-18]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tournament Fixtures

May 19

·         Bangladesh vs Nepal                            05:30 PM 

·         India vs Maldives                                 09:30 PM 

May 20

·         Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka                        05:30 PM                 

·         Nepal vs Maldives                                 09:30 PM 

May 21

·         Sri Lanka vs India                                05:30 PM 

·         Maldives vs Bangladesh                         09:30 PM 

May 22

·         India vs Bangladesh                             05:30 PM 

·          Sri Lanka vs Nepal                               09:30 PM 

May 23 

·         Nepal vs India                                     05:30 PM 

·         Maldives vs Sri Lanka                            09:30 PM 

 

 

 

 

 

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