Delhi, Haryana hoopsters in both semi-finals at Khelo India School Games

Delhi and Andhra Pradesh boys in action during group stage B match in basketball at the 1st Khelo India School Games.

Hosts Delhi and neighbours Haryana ensured a semi-final berth in both Boys and Girls sections of the basketball competition of the first Khelo India School Games.

As per the line-up Delhi girls will meet neighbours Haryana in the first semi-finals, while Kerala take on Karnataka. In the Boys section, Delhi boys are up against Madhya Pradesh, while powerhouses Punjab and Haryana clash in the other semi-final.

In Group B Girls, Kerala came out with an all-win record, that included a 91-25 rout of Telengana. Haryana had two wins and their only loss was against fancied Kerala by a marhin of 65-74. In Group A Girls, Delhi won all three matches and topped the pool with Karnataka, who had two and one loss against Delhi, right behind them.

In Boys, Madhya Pradesh topped Group A, while Punjab topped Group B.

Semi-final line-up:

Girls: 7 am: Delhi v Haryana; 10 am: Kerala v Karnataka

Boys: 8.30 am: MP v Delhi; 11.30 am: Punjab v Haryana

 Results:

Girls Group A: Karnataka beat Chattisgarh 50-48; Delhi bt Gujarat 82-53; Chattisgarh beat Guajarat 67-45; Delhi beat Karnataka 90-75

Delhi bt Chattisgarh 70-62; Karnataka bt Gujarat 66-34

Group Standings: 1. Delhi; 2. Karnataka

Girls: Group B: Haryana beat Tamil Nadu 68-61; Kerala vs Telangana 91-25; Haryana beat Telangana 74-27; Kerala beat Tamil Nadu 79-65

Kerala bt Haryana 74-65

Group Standings: 1. Kerala; 2. Haryana

Boys Group A: Madhya Pradesh bt  Chattisgarh 78-71; Haryana bt Assam 111-22; Chattisgarh beat Assam 90-12

Group Standings: 1. MP; 2. Haryana

Boys Group B: Punjab vs Rajasthan 95-29;  Delhi bt Andhra Pradesh 70-23;  Delhi bt Rajasthan 83-24;  Punjab beat Delhi 65-56; Rajasthan beat Andhra 74-29

Group Standings: 1. Punjab; 2. Delhi