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Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian men's and women's basketball teams leave for Australia

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian mens and womens basketball teams leave for Australia

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Published: 12 March 2018 7:19 AM GMT
The 2018 Commonwealth Games are less than a month away and the Indian basketball teams are ready to fly out to Australia with three weeks in hand. The men's and women's squad, while in India, were training at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru from the beginning of February. The teams will be on an exposure trip in the Runaway Bay Super Sports Centre, where they will continue their training from where they left off. This is only the second time that basketball is being included the commonwealth games since 2006 the teams will be eager to bring something to the stage for the fans. The captain of the men's team is going to be Yadwinder Singh, who will play his second CWG. The women's team, on the other hand, is going to be led by Shireen Limaye. In Pool B, India has been placed with England, Cameroon and Scotland while the women's team has been clubbed with New Zealand, Jamaica and Malaysia, also in Pool B. The basketball matches will take place at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre and the Cairns Convention Centre. Take a look at the
Men's and Women's squads
respectively. Men's squad: Ravi Bhardwaj, Arvind Arumugam, Satnam Singh,Arshpreet Singh Bhullar, Aravind Annadurai, Akilan Pari, Justin Joseph, Jeevanantham Pandi, Yadwinder Singh(C), Joginder Singh, Amritpal Singh, Amjyot Singh
  • Head Coach: Rajinder Singh
  • Coach: GRL Prasad
  • Manager: Shakti Singh Gohil
Women's Squad: Shruti Menon, Madhu Kumari, Navaneetha Pattemane Udayakumar, Rajapriyadarshani Rajaganapathi, Raspreet Sidhu, Bhandavya Hemmige Mahesha, Grima Merlin Varghese, Anjana Prasannan Geetha, Jeena Scaria, Shireen Limaye (C), Anmolpreet Kaur, Barkha Sonkar
  • Head Coach: Zoran Visic
  • Coach: Shiba Maggon
  • Manager: Ajay Sud
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