Iran defeated India to claim victory in basketball


Guwahati/ 11th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): India trashed down by continental powerhouse Iran by 54-101 in FIBA Asia Cup campaign. India started off with a weak performance against the opponent as they trailed trailed 8-29 in the first quarter. Iran who was ranked 25 in FIFA world ranking showed a great performance over India and dominated the match till the end to clinched victory. Impressive performances by players finish the game in double figures. Hamed Hadadi showed his best performance by scoring 20 points for his team which was top scoring in the match. Hadadi also played in NBA. Amjyot Singh Gill is the only player from India who successfully scored 10 points with his quality performance.

After losing over Iran, India to take Jordan Friday. Jordan was ranked 28th in the world. On August 13 India to take on Syria. On the other hand, China was defeated by Philippines by 96-87. The FIBA Asia Cup begins from August 8 where 16 teams around the globe were participated.


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