India Toy With Maldives In U-18 Asian Championship Qualifiers At Cuttack

Cuttack: Indian cagers toyed with the Maldives in their campaign opener in the FIBA U-18 Asian Championship SABA Qualifiers at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Friday evening.

The home team, with a commanding 72-10 at the halfway stage, finished with a 154-32 scoreline.

Jaideep Rathore contributed 28 points, Lokendra Singh 22 and Kushal Singh 24.

India will come up against Bangladesh on Saturday evening, with the winners qualifying for the FIBA Asia Cup to be held in Tehran in August.

The Maldives are out of reckoning after losing both their matches in the meet being played in round-robin format.

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