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India crowned SABA Championship basketball winners for the sixth time

The men's Indian basketball team defeated Bangladesh 106-41 on Friday. And along with this, they won the SABA Championship basketball 2021.

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The men's Indian basketball team defeated Bangladesh 106-41 on Friday. And along with this, they won the South Asian Basketball Association; SABA Championship basketball 2021.

SABA Championship basketball 2021 -Sportz Point

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India got the victory in every edition they took part and they won the SABA Championship six times. Their previous wins came in 2002, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

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In the 2021 event, India topped the table with three wins in three matches and a points difference of +188. Sri Lanka came second with two wins and a loss.

Earlier, India had defeated the Maldives 88-31 and Sri Lanka 114-48.

Against the home team of Bangladesh, India was on the front foot early in the match and led the opening quarter 33-11.

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In the captaincy of Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, the Indian basketball team kept scoring in the second and third quarters. The team added 54 points while Bangladesh managed just 21.

At the final whistle, India was up by 65 points, ending 106-41 to win the title.

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