Pun­jab bas­ket­ball tourney gets un­der­way

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LUD­HI­ANA: The 62nd Pun­jab Bas­ket­ball Cham­pi­onship for men and women was in­au­gu­rated by Sur­jit Singh Ka­hana Dh­e­sian and was presided over by Yurinder Singh Hayer, Jalandhar SSP, and vice-pres­i­dent, Pun­jab Bas­ket­ball As­so­ci­a­tion, at Guru Nanak Sta­dium on Mon­day. In the cham­pi­onship, 17 men's and 10 women's teams will be par­tic­i­pat­ing. In in­au­gu­ral match, Lud­hi­ana Bas­ket­ball academy de­feated Hoshiarpur 75- 27. Mukhtasar beat San­grur 67-37. In the 3rd match, Ferozepur beat Bathinda 49-40. The fourth match was aban­doned due to poor light. Hayer made a do­na­tion of Rs 51,000 for the academy play­ers.

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A men’s bas­ket­ball match be­tween Lud­hi­ana and Hoshiarpur in progress in Lud­hi­ana on Mon­day .

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