Sumit registers close win over RafathMarch 17, 2019, Pune
City’s Sumit Talwar defeated Rafath Habib of Railways 4-3 (65-76 56-8 51-69(50) 79-44 27-70(54) 75(64)-22 69-51) in the best-of-7-frame round of 32 match during the CCI All India Open Snooker Championship, in Mumbai.
Top-ranked Pankaj Advani of ONGChad a routine day in office as he strolled past Indias number two ranked woman cueist Arantxa Sanchis of Pune by a clear 4-0 margin. Advani showed his class and compiled another century effort of 112 and two runs of 54 and 68 to post a 102-15 89-4 73-25 and 112-12 victory. Defending champion Brijesh Damani of Indian Oil maintained his impressive run of form to sideline Mumbai’s Hasan by a facile 4-1 margin. Meanwhile, on a side table, Malkeet Singh of Railways recovered from the brink of defeat to overcome Kreishh Gurbaxani by a tight 4-3 margin.