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Indian Navy prevails over Indian Bank

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

: Indian Navy Lonavala came from behind to beat Indian Bank Chennai 91-81 in the 55th PSG Trophy All India Basketball Tournament for men, which got underway here Friday.

The bankmen shot to a huge 30-11 lead in the first quarter, but the gap narrowed to 47-41 in the second and 68-66 in the third quarter as their rivals found their rhythm.

The Navy got their act together in the last stage, surged ahead and won by 10 points.

Mahipal Singh (29), Lalit (26) and Gurwinder (17) scored for the winners, while Hari Ram 24 and Muin Bek 22 netted for the losing team.

In another match, Indian Air Force delhi defeated RCF Kaputhala 103-86.

The IAF maintained their lead right from the first quarter when they were up 25-18 and won the match comfortably

In the third match, Indian Army walloped Customs 75-45, with the winners leading at 56-36 in the third quarter.

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First Published: Fri, August 09 2019. 21:45 IST