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FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers: India go down fighting against hosts Philippines

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers: India go down fighting against hosts Philippines

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India lost the match 88-64 but put up a much-improved display than they did against New Zealand in Wednesday’s match. The Indian men’s basketball team put up a valiant fight but eventually lost 88-64 to hosts Philippines in its second FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers Group A match at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Friday. Sahaij Pratap Singh Sekhon top-scored for India with 14 points followed by Prashant Singh Rawat with 13. Dwight Ramos was the standout player for the Philippines with 17 points and four rebounds. Having been on the receiving end of a heavy 101-46  defeat against New Zealand in their opening match on Thursday, the Indian basketball team, captained by Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, put up a much-improved display in their second outing. India,...