Asian Games: Indian Men's Basketball Team Outplay Kazakhstan in Final Qualifier

Updated: 22 September 2014 16:47 IST

India took control from the very start after taking the first quarter 24-14. The Amritpal Singh-led team never let slip from there and extended the lead in the next quarter to 47-31. The third and the fourth quarters were no different with the Indian men winning it on a canter.

Asian Games: Indian Men's Basketball Team Outplay Kazakhstan in Final Qualifier
File photo of Indian basketball player Amjyot Singh © AP

Incheon:

Indian men's basketball team picked up the pieces quickly after their loss in the second qualifier to outplay Kazakhstan 80-61 to top Group B at the Asian Games basketball competition on Monday.

The Indians, who lost a hard fought match against Saudi Aradia 67-73 on Sunday, won their second of the three qualifying matches and moved into the next round. (Day 3 Blog)

India took control from the very start after taking the first quarter 24-14. The Amritpal Singh-led team never let slip from there and extended the lead in the next quarter to 47-31. The third and the fourth quarters were no different with the Indian men winning it on a canter.

They had won their opening fixture against Palestine 89-49 to give themselves a flying start.

The Indians will next play Philippines on Tuesday.

Topics : Basketball Asian Games 2014
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