Punjab basketball tourney gets underway
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.
A men’s basketball match between Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur in progress in Ludhiana on Monday .