India women's national basketball team

India women's national basketball team is a national women's national basketball team representing India at the international level.

India
FIBA ranking79 Decrease 12 (15 February 2024)[1]
Joined FIBA1936
FIBA zoneFIBA Asia
National federationBasketball Federation of India
CoachZoran Višić
Nickname(s)Young Cagers
Sleeping Giants
Asia Cup
Appearances20
MedalsNone
Asian Games
Appearances4
MedalsNone
South Asian Games
Appearances1
MedalsGold Gold: 2019

At the 2017 FIBA Women's Asia Cup, India was promoted to Division A after beating Kazakhstan 75–73 in the Final.[2]

Tournament record edit

Asia Cup edit

FIBA Asia Cup
Year Host city Position
1970   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 10th
1980   Hong Kong, Hong Kong 7th
1982   Tokyo, Japan 9th
1984   Shanghai, China 7th
1986   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 7th
1988   Hong Kong, Hong Kong 8th
1990   Singapore, Singapore 7th
1992   Seoul, South Korea 6th
1997   Bangkok, Thailand 9th
2001   Bangkok, Thailand 8th
2004   Sendai, Japan 7th
2005   Qinhuangdao, China 10th
2007   Incheon, South Korea 7th
2009   Chennai, India 6th
2011   Omura, Japan 6th
2013   Bangkok, Thailand 5th
2015   Wuhan, China 6th
2017   Bengaluru, India 9th
2019   Bengaluru, India 8th
2021   Amman, Jordan 8th

Asian Games edit

Asian Games
Year Host city Position
1982   New Delhi, India 5th
2010   Guangzhou, China 7th
2014   Incheon, South Korea 6th
2018   Jakarta - Palembang, Indonesia 9th

Commonwealth Games edit

Commonwealth Games
Year Host city Position
2006   Melbourne, Australia 8th
2018   Gold Coast, Australia 8th

South Asian Games edit

South Asian Games
Year Host city Position
2019   Kathmandu, Nepal 1st

Lusofonia Games edit

Lusofonia Games
Year Host city Position
2014   Goa, India 3rd

Team edit

2021 roster edit

Roster for the 2021 FIBA Women's Asia Cup.[3][4]

India women's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 4 Vaishnavi Yadav 19 – (2001-10-10)10 October 2001 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Uttar Pradesh  
SG 5 Shruthi Arvind 25 – (1996-02-21)21 February 1996 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) Railways  
C 6 Stephy Nixon 29 – (1992-06-06)6 June 1992 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) KSEB  
PF 8 Sathiya Senthil 24 – (1997-06-12)12 June 1997 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Railways  
PF 10 Navaneetha Pattemane 27 – (1994-07-28)28 July 1994 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Railways  
SF 11 Sreekala Rani 20 – (2001-01-19)19 January 2001 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Kerala  
C 13 Anumaria Chenganamattathil 20 – (2001-05-15)15 May 2001 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Kerala  
F 14 Shireen Limaye 26 – (1995-02-13)13 February 1995 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Railways  
SF 16 Sahana Shivamogga 19 – (2002-08-17)17 August 2002 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Karnataka  
SG 18 Pushpa Senthil 20 – (2001-09-18)18 September 2001 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Railways  
PG 19 Madhu Kamari 26 – (1995-07-09)9 July 1995 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) Railways  
PG 25 Nishanthi Masilamani 21 – (1999-10-14)14 October 1999 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) Railways  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Meenalatha Mohan
  •   Hiranya Murthy
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 27 September 2021

Past rosters edit

2007 FIBA Asia Championship for Women

The following is the Indian women squad that participated in the 2007 FIBA Asia Championship for Women in Korea.[5]

Jersey number Position Name Year of birth Height (cm) State
4 FORWARD Divya Singh 1982 174 Delhi
5 CENTER Kiranjit Kaur 1988 182 Punjab
6 CENTER Geethu Anna Jose 1985 185 Railways
7 GUARD Anitha Pauldurai 1985 170 Railways
8 GUARD Manisha Kaprekar 1979 170 Railways
9 GUARD Akanksha Singh 1989 168 Delhi
10 FORWARD Rashmi Channegowda 1986 176 Maharashtra
11 GUARD Anju Lakra 1983 164 Railways
12 GUARD Bharti Netam 1986 165 Chhattisgarh
13 FORWARD Raspreet Sidhu 1989 168 Delhi
14 GUARD Prashanti Singh 1984 173 Delhi
15 FORWARD Seema Singh 1983 176 Railways

Coaching staff

2009 FIBA Asia Championship for Women
Jersey number Position Name Year of birth Height (cm) State
4 FORWARD Akanksha Singh 1989 174 Delhi
5 CENTER Kiranjit Kaur 1988 182 Punjab
6 CENTER Geethu Anna Jose 1985 185 Railways
7 GUARD Varun Bahl 1985 170 Slums
8 GUARD Pratima Singh 1990 173 Delhi
9 GUARD Sonika olhyan 1989 168 Delhi
10 FORWARD Kritika Laxman 1990 175 Karnataka
11 GUARD Anju Lakra 1983 164 Railways
12 GUARD Harjeet Kaur 1986 186 Delhi
13 FORWARD Raspreet Sidhu 1989 168 Delhi
14 GUARD Prashanti Singh 1984 173 Delhi
15 FORWARD Shiba Maggon 1976 173 Delhi

Coaching Staff

  •   Jay Prakash Singh – Head Coach women team 2009
2009 Asian Indoor Games

The Indian women's squad for 2009 Asian Indoor Games.[6][7]

Jersey number Position Name Year of birth Height (cm) State
GUARD Anitha Pauldurai 1985 170 Railways
CENTER Geethu Anna Jose 1985 185 Railways
GUARD Prashanti Singh 1984 173 Delhi
FORWARD Raspreet Sidhu 1989 168 Delhi

Coaching staff

  •   Keshav Kumar Chansoria – Head Coach women team
2011 FIBA Asia Championship for Women
Jersey number Position Name Year of birth Height (cm) State
4 FORWARD Akanksha Singh 1982 168 Delhi
5 CENTER Kiranjit Kaur 1988 182 Punjab
6 CENTER Geethu Anna Jose 1985 185 Railways
7 GUARD Anitha Pauldurai 1985 170 Railways
8 GUARD Pushpa 1989 173 Railways
9 GUARD Sonika olhyan 1989 168 Delhi
10 FORWARD Kritika Laxman 1990 175 Karnataka
11 FORWARD Smriti 1991 175 Railways
12 FORWARD Shireen Limaye 1996 175 Maharashtra
13 FORWARD Raspreet Sidhu 1989 168 Delhi
14 GUARD Prashanti Singh 1984 173 Delhi
15 FORWARD Kokila 1990 168 Tamil Nadu

Coaching Staff

  •   Pete Guadet – Head Coach women team 2011
  • Abdul Hamid Khan – Asstt. Coach
  • Trainer – Zack

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 15 February 2024. Retrieved 15 February 2024.
  2. ^ "Which teams will be fighting for promotion at FIBA Women's Asia Cup Division B?". FIBA. 11 October 2021. Retrieved 29 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Sister act out to help India survive in top tier at FIBA Women's Asia Cup". FIBA. 15 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Team Roster India". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  5. ^ Indian Women National Team 2007 Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Indian Contingent 3rd Asian Indoor Games – Vietnam Archived 8 July 2017 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Indian Women Basketball Team – 3rd Indoor Asian Games.

External links edit