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Asian Games 2023 3×3 Basketball Highlights: Indian men beat Malaysia, women’s team go down against Uzbekistan

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September 25 2023
Asian Games 2023 India vs Malaysia India vs Uzbekistan

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The basketball action at the Asian Games 2023 is set to begin today with the 3×3 category. Both the Indian men’s and women’s team are scheduled to play their opening encounter against Malaysia and Uzbekistan respectively. The 3×3 category made its debut at the Asian Games in the last edition in 2018 and since the format has grown rapidly.

Indian men’s U-18 team finished 2nd in the Asia Cup and in the process qualified for the World Cup held last month. Lokendra Singh who was part of the squad has been drafted into the Asian Games roster alongside talented youngsters like Pranav Prince and Sahaij Sekhon. Princepal Singh after an injury hiatus will be representing the national side.

The men’s team look favourites to win the opening two encounters with the match against China deciding the group winner. Women’s team, on the other hand, will be playing in both the 3×3 and the main event. Sanjana Ramesh and experienced Limaye are the ones to watch out for in the 5×5 category while the women’s 3×3 looks young and inexperienced.

In 3×3 the match will be played for 10 minutes and the team to score maximum points win else the team to score 21 points first shall also be termed victorious.

India’s 3×3 basketball squad for Asian Games 2023

Men’s: Pranav Prince, Sahaij Sekhon, Lokendra Singh, Princepal Singh

Women’s: Anumaria Chenganamattathil Shaju, Siya Deodhar, Kavya Singla, Vaishnavi Yadav

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Men’s 3×3 basketball schedule for Asian Games 2023

September 25: India vs Malaysia

September 27: India vs Macau

September 29: India v China

Women’s 3×3 basketball schedule for Asian Games 2023

September 25: India vs Uzbekistan

September 27: India vs China

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