The Indian basketball team lost to Chinese Taipei 66-90 in its second preliminary round match of the FIBA Asia Challenge at the Twelve Thousand People Sport Hall here today.

India, which had beaten Philippines yesterday, will now play the second round starting from Monday. All 12 preliminary rounds advanced to the second round, where they will be divided into two groups of 6 each.

Results: Chinese Taipei (Yi-Hsiang Chou 23, Quincy Davis 18 pts & 14 reb, Cheng Liu 13 pts & 10 reb) bt India (Vishesh Bhriguvanshi 34 pts & 3 stl, Amritpal Singh 14 pts & 10 reb) 90-66 (26-20, 15-15, 26-15, 23-16).