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2019 FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup: Men and Women squads for India announced

Squads for Indian men and women for the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup
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On Saturday, the Basketball Federation of India announced the squads for the upcoming FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup.

Senior Women's Team:

Raspreet Sidhu (C), Shireen Limaye, Bhandavya HM, Sreekala Rani

This is the fourth edition of this tournament. Indian Women won the gold medal in the inaugural edition in Doha and finished in the fourth spot in the following edition in Ulaanbaatar.

Senior Men's Team:

Vishesh Bhriguvanshi (C), Yadwinder Singh, Akilan Pari, Arshpreet Singh Bhullar

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Both Indian men and women were placed in Pool B of the Qualifying draws in their respective categories.

As per the qualifying format for the tournament, the winner of each pool in the Qualifying draw will progress to the main draw.

The Indian men's squad will be grouped with Australia, the tournament's reigning champions, and Mongolia in Pool C of the main draw if they clinch Pool B (South Korea, Malaysia, and Vanuatu) in the qualifying draw.

Similarly, if the Indian women's squad top their Pool B (Maldives, Thailand, and Malaysia) in the qualifying draw, they will be placed alongside Iran and Turkmenistan in Pool D of the main draw.

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