March 30, 2014

KSEB win 2014 Electricity Board Men's Basketball Tournament in Thiruvanathapuram

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) defended their home city of Thiruvanathapuram to lift the trophy at the 39th All India Electricity Sports Control Board Basketball Tournament for Men on Saturday, March 29th. The four day tournament was held at the Pattom, Vyduthi Bhavan Basketball court in Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala and brought together the best basketball teams from various electricity/power corporations around the country.

The Final was held between KSEB and the tournament's defending champions, the Punjab State Power Corporation. Albin Baby of KSEB erupted for a game high 37 points to ensure that his side maintained a commanding lead en route to their 93-76 victory. Ajeeth Sugunan chipped in with 20 points. Harprith Singh scored a team-high 19 points for the Punjabi squad.

KSEB employees who represented India at the national sports stage in the past year were honoured at halftime during the final, including basketball stars such as Jenna PS and Stephy Nixon.

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company won the bronze medal as Sivakumar scored 31 points to lead them for an easy 69-45 victory over the Haryana Power Sports Group. Sonu Malik scored 30 for the losing side.

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