India’s Kushal Singh selected in All-Star Five of U16 Asian Basketball

Kushal Singh was the star performer for India as the team finished fifth after beating South Korea 90-80 in the classification match on Sunday. This is India’s best ever performance by an Indian team at the U16 Asian Championships Qatar 2022. India lost to eventual winners Japan in the quarter-finals before finishing fifth.

The Indian Embassy in Doha tweeted on Sunday night, “India’s Kushal Singh amongst the top scorers of #FIBAU16Asia. #TeamIndia made us all proud with his outstanding performance in the tournament & 5th place beating Korea.”

2022 MVP and Japan’s top scorer Yuto Kawashima headlines a stacked All-Star Five. Besides Kushal Singh, others selected as the best of the tournament are Japan’s Suguru Ishiguchi, New Zealand’s Nick Book and Australia’s Rocco Zikarski.

“India had a historic campaign in the U16 Asian Championship, making it to the quarterfinals for the first time ever and finishing 5th and a big factor was Kushal Singh’s play. 1.95M (6’5″) led the way. India are scoring with 22.6 points per game (ranked third among all players) and have achieved 8.4 rebounds per game. Kushal was one of the two highest scorers in the competition with 31 points against Qatar and Japan,” said a report on the FIBA ​​Asia page.

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