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]