Colombo, 3 August: Opponents Colombo Sri Lanka Reds to whom India had lost to on Saturday in the league stages, dominated the islanders 21-10. India dominated Nepal 20-10 in a must win last league match to qualify for the semi-finals as the second seeded team.
As per sources Indian point guard Siddhant Shinde said that they did it for 1.24 billion poeple of India and hopes this inspires the youth to play more basketball. In the past, India continued to beat Sri Lanka Blacks 18-10 before emerging victorious in the summit clash. The four-man squad comprising Shinde, Basil Philip, Rajesh Uppar and Jeevanantham Pandi have now qualified for the 3×3 World Tour which will be held on August 15 and 16 in Beijing. The team returns to Bengaluru on Monday.