Carrom meet: Rashmi to face Apporva in finalSeptember 13, 2021, Chandigarh
Rashmi Kumari (PSPB), former World Champion and 10 times national champion, will face present world champion S Apporva (LIC) in the women’s final, while Mohamed Arif of Uttar Pradesh will take on Riyaz Akbar Ali of Air India in the men’s final in the ongoing Indian Online Carrom Challenge.
Local contender Nidhi Gupta lost her semi-final. She went to Shainy S of Karnataka with a score of 44 (5+8+12+3+8+3+2+3).
Apporva registered an easy win against Shainy S (Karnataka) in the second semi-final. Apporva finished with 40 missing points against 50 missing points by Shainy.
In the men’s semi-final, Ali won against second rank Abdul Rehman with a narrow margin of one point. Riyaz ensured exit for Vikas Dharia (Maharashtra) to emerge victorious with 33 against 42 by Vikas. — TNS