Thu. Apr 25th, 2024
Indian women's team bows out from group stage

India women’s 3×3 basketball staff bowed out from the team phase of the primary draw right after losing to final year’s finalists New Zealand and Australia respectively at the FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup in Singapore on Saturday.

The crew began the day with a 10-17 defeat towards New Zealand despite a pretty excellent defensive game but the opponents had been far too agile and the Indian team bought exhausted in the finish owing to New Zealand’s continuous assault.

Sreekala Rani made use of her physique really effectively to stop New Zealand attackers and also provided a very good threat at the offensive entrance. She scores 3 factors in the match guiding the prime scorer Pushpa Senthil Kumar on 4 points.

India was badly missing their fourth player, Kavya Singla, who caught a knee damage in the qualifying match against Hong Kong. They have been fighting hard with this tricky New Zealand facet until the point of 7-8 but then exhaustion crept in and they turned a little sluggish and missing handle in the conclusion.

In the 2nd match of the day, they were being up versus three-time champions Australia, who was way too excellent for the Indian side and they shed to them extremely comfortably 7-21 in the conclude.

Australia topped the group and skilled for the knockout phase together with New Zealand from Group D while India suffered a group-stage exit.

This was the 2nd consecutive group stage exit for the previous champions, the Indian group, who showed very good actual physical enjoy but was lacking a bit in the remaining complete. They will check out to build on this youthful team and come again stronger in the next edition.

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By TFW

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