Punjab overcome fighting Delhi

For Punjab, who led 34-21 at the break, skipper Talwinder Singh rose to the occasion to account for as many as 24 points. He was ably supported by Harminder Singh (15) and Mod Singh (8).

Sunil and Ravinder fought valiantly with 21 and 9 points respectively for Delhi.
In another match in the men’s section, defending champions Railways maintained a clean slate by scoring a 74-59 win over Andhra Pradesh in a Group A clash.

For Railways, Vishesh played the key role netting a whopping 25 points, while Yadwinder Singh and Arjun Singh contributed 12 and 13 points respectively. For Andhra, Gopal fought a lone battle, scoring 18 points.

In the women’s section, Delhi routed Andhra Pradesh 126-44 in a Group B league match.
Parshanti Singh (25) and Shiba Maggon (23) were the main architects of Delhi’s easy win while Akabsha Singh and Asha Hegde contributed 19 and 15 points respectively for the vanquished.

In another women’s Group A match, Chhattisgarh scored a convincing 74-67 win over Karnataka.

The winners led 38-21 at the end of the second quarter.

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