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    Published On : Thu, Feb 15th, 2018
    Sports News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

    Nagpur teams march up

    Nagpur men and women teams continued their winning run on the second day of the Mayor’s Cup All India Invitational Basketball Championship organised by NMC under the aegis of NDBA at NASA courts on Wednesday. In a close game, Nagpur men got past Mumbai Police 69-65 while Nagpur eves pipped Sarvagya Academy Rajnandgaon 48-43.

    After a slow start, Harish Panchpande (18), Anup Maske (14),Tushar Maske (9) andVihang Tapas (8) kept the pressure on the policemen and survived a late assault. Dheeraj N (15) top scored for the visitors. The quarter-wise score read 7-18, 28-20, 20-13, 14-14. Nagpur eves Siya Deodhar (13), Mugdha Amraotkar (11), Rucha Aurangabadkar (10) and Abha Lad (9) gelled well.

    For the losers Anupa Tirkey and Neeru scored an identical 15 points. The quarter-wise score was 13-8, 11-10, 14-9, 10-16. Mumbai’s Mastan YMCA and Indian Navy men emerged as Pool A and Pool D toppers to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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