Laxman Rawat stuns World Masters champion Lilly

Current World Masters champion Dharminder Lilly lost to young Laxman Rawat in the third Kolkata Open snooker championship at the Bengal Rowing Club here on Tuesday.

Rawat won the match 63-47, 111(98)-0, 60-33, 8-62, 49-47.   -  Special Arrangement

Current World Masters champion Dharminder Lilly lost to young Laxman Rawat in the third Kolkata Open snooker championship at the Bengal Rowing Club here on Tuesday. Rawat won the match 63-47, 111(98)-0, 60-33, 8-62, 49-47.

In their opening matches, top cuesists Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta had it easy against Sreevardhan Poddar and Benay Agarwal respectively.

Important results:

Laxman Rawat bt Dharminder Lilly 63-47, 111 (98)-0, 60-33, 8-62, 49-47; Pankaj Advani bt Sreevardhan Poddar 62-51, 72-1, 70-27, 72 (58)-15; Aditya Mehta bt Benay Agarwal 79-36, 69 (63)-17, 102 (102)-0, 77 (63)-45; Brijesh Damani bt Shoiab Khan 65-42, 79-6, 77-32, 40-54, 87 (74)-0; Sourav Kothari bt Benay Agarwal 72-40, 77-0, 42-57, 54-68, 63-14, 92 (88)-14; Sidharth Parikh bt Sandeep Gulati 22-56, 23-71, 62-48, 69-5, 31-65, 60-47, 59-17; Lucky Vatnani bt Pushpender Singh 64-9, 11-118 (80), 106 (106)-1, 47-72, 71-17, 67-44; Manan Chandra bt Rajesh Tulsian 75-6, 61-53, 63-24, 57-27; Shahbaz Khan bt Ravi Goenka 60-10, 69-37, 67-34, 93-28; Sandeep Gulati bt Anil Poddar 62-34, 71-8, 65-51, 77-10; Alok Kumar bt Manish Jain 71-16, 59-46, 96 (66)-31, 78-8.