Action from Delhi

Action from Delhi

October 1, 2014: Teams from Modern School, Barakhamba took full advantage of home conditions on Day two of the Premier League of Indian School Basketball League (ISBL) organized by Basketball Federation of India (BFI) in collaboration with IMG-Reliance (IMG-R) in New Delhi on Wednesday. The host school’s boys and girls team registered emphatic wins against Bal Bharti Public School and Bluebells International respectively.

The day’s proceedings in the capital city began with girls from DPS, RK Puram getting the better of St. Thomas 23-11. Tanya from DPS did the bulk of scoring with 12 points helping her side to record a one-sided win.

In the second match of the day, girls’ side of Modern School, Barakhamba beat Bluebells International 13-17. Meher Kaur’s 8 points were not enough for Bluebells as the home side registered a straightforward win, their second in two days.

But the match of the day in Delhi had to be the clash between the boys from Bluebells International and DPS, RK Puram. Bluebells with the help of Manas’s 20 points won this thriller by a slender margin of 56-54.

In the last match of the day, Modern School, Barakhamba boys made the most of their home advantage. The host side beat Bal Bharti Public School 31-9 in a lop-sided contest. Prabhav scored 13 points for Modern School.

Meanwhile in Indore, Bhavans School beat New Digamber Public School 30-21 in the boys category. Lucky scored 14 points for the winning side. In the girls category, DPS, Indore handed Bhavans School’s girls a 30-14 defeat. Shavini scored 10 points for DPS while Bhumika scored 8 for the losing side.



Girls: DPS, RK Puram beat St. Thomas 23-11 (Ravleen 8 pts for St. Thomas, Tanya 12 pts for DPS); Bluebells International lost to Modern School, Barakhamba 13-17 (Meher Kaur 8 pts for Bluebells, Shivani 7 pts for Modern School)

Boys: Bluebells International beat DPS, RK Puram 56-54 (Manas 20 pts for BBI, Utkarsh 13 pts for DPS); Bal Bharti Public School lost to Modern School, Barakhamba 9-31 (Sarthak 4 pts for Bal Bharti, Prabhav 13 pts for Modern School)



Boys: Bhavans School beat New Digamber Public School 30-21 (Lucky 14 pts for Bhavans School)

Girls: DPS, Indore beat Bhavans School 30-14 (Shavini 10 pts for DPS, Bhumika 8 pts for Bhavans)


Next Day Fixtures at Modern School, Barakhamba

Delhi: Boys: Bal Bharti Public School vs Bluebells International 9:00 AM; Modern School, Barakhamba vs DPS, RK Puram 11:00 AM

Delhi: Girls: Modern School, Barakhamba vs DPS, RK Puram 10:00 AM

Vishnu Ravi Shankar
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