File Photo: Satnam Singh and Gurvinder Gill in action for Team Punjab Police. Image credits: Basketball Federation of India. Bengaluru, 5th May 2018: The semi-final between IOB Chennai and Customs and Excise, Cochin was thought of as an easy victory for IOB. However, Cochin's excellent performance shocked everyone as they managed to secure a one-point lead by half-time. Nonetheless, IOB came back strong with their experienced player Rikin Pethani and top scorer G Sivabalan and took the game away from Cochin in the second half and secured the place on the podium. The last semi-final of the day saw the defending champions, ONGC, earn a victory over an energetic MEG team in a very competitive game that extended to overtime. The current Indian team captain Yadwinder Singh sealed the game with a clutch shot in the last few seconds of the overtime period.