Indian Basketball will be represented by Indian Women in Asian Games 2018. They will participate in Basketball 5x event. In 2014, Indian women registered first win at Asian Games. Indian women’s basketball team won FIBA Asia Cup Division B title last year and got promoted to Division A for the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup and Indian U17 women’s team won FIBA Asia Cup Division B title last year and got promoted to Division A for the upcoming FIBA Asia tournament. Current Squad will target to improve their Asian Games record when the matches start in their group on Aug 15. Indian Men’s Team appeared in 6 Asian Games, including 2014.
Women’s Basketball Result At Asian Games
In 2014 Asian Games, Indian Women finished 6th with 1 win and 2 losses.
QF: Lost to Japan 37-70
5-8 Classification: Lost to Kazakhstan 47-68
7th place: Def Mongolia 68-50
Indian Women lost all three matches at Group A and finished last, 7th.
Lost to China 39-107
Lost to South Korea 44-98
Lost to Thailand 54-62
Indian Women Schedule at Asian Games 2018
Placed in Group X with 5 teams, at Preliminary Round, the top four team advance to quarterfinals.
Schedule of Group X
Aug 15 11 a.m. Chinese Taipei vs Kazakhstan
Aug 15 5.00 p.m. South Korea vs Indonesia
Aug 17 8.30 a.m. Chinese Taipei vs South Korea
Aug 17 2.30 p.m. India vs Kazakhstan
Aug 19 8.30 a.m. Chinese Taipei vs India
Aug 19 5.00 p.m. Kazakhstan vs Indonesia
Aug 20 8.30 a.m. South Korea vs India
Aug 21 5.00 p.m. Indonesia vs Chinese Taipei
Aug 23 8.30 a.m. Kazakhstan vs South Korea
Aug 23 5.00 p.m. India vs Indonesia
QF: 26 Aug
SF: 40 Aug
Bronze: Sept 1
Gold: Sept 1
Indian Women’s Squad at Commonwealth Games 2018: Failed to win any match losing to Jamaica, Malaysia and New Zealand.
Coach: Shiba Maggon
Indian Women’s Squad: Anjana Prasannan Geetha, Barkha Sonkar, Raspreet Sidhu, Grima Merlin Varghese, Anmolpreet Kaur, Navaneetha Pattemane Udayakumar, Rajapriyadharshini Rajaganapathi, Jeena Palanilkumkalayil Skaria, Shireen Limaye, Sruthi Menon, Bhandavya Hemmige Mahesha, Madhu Kumari
Men’s Basketball Result at Asian Games
1951 : 4th
1970 : 6th
1982 : 8th
2006 : 17th
2010 : 11th
2014 : 9th