Fancied players aim knock-out berths

Fancied players stayed on course to advance to the knock-out stage of the Rs. 3.8 lakh prize-money CCI Billiards Classic at the Club’s Sir Wilson Jones Billiards Room on Wednesday.

Aditya Mehta beat Vishal Madan 300-203.   -  K. R. Deepak

Fancied players stayed on course to advance to the knock-out stage of the Rs. 3.8 lakh prize-money CCI Billiards Classic at the Club’s Sir Wilson Jones Billiards Room on Wednesday.

Indian Oil’s Aditya Mehta and Dhvaj Haria, ONGC’s Alok Kumar, Rupesh Shah and Dhruv Sitwala and Railways’ Ashok Shandilya scored wins in their second and third round league matches.

Results

Group-A: Dhvaj Haria beat Hasan Badami 398 (95, 56) -271(70); Dhvaj Haria beat Rajeev Sharma 352 (56, 57) - 307; Ashok Shandilya beat Sandeep Gulati 336-298

Group-B: Rishabh Thakkar beat Nikhil Ghadge 319 (69,48) -250 (44) ; Aditya Mehta beat Vishal Madan 300-203.

Group-C: Rohan Jambusaria beat V. Subramanian 307-293; Rupesh Shah beat Rohan Jambusaria 278 (49,47) -236 (73,61).

Group-E: Manan Chandra beat Loukic Pathare 456 (62,61) -276 (77); S. Simhachalam beat Manan Chandra  360 (71) -284

Group-F: K. Venkatesh  beat Hitesh Kotwani  427 (87,72,54) - 276; Devendra Joshi beat Raj Khandwala  498 (77,69,68,53) – 357 (63)

Group-G: Rishabh Kumar  beat Nalin Patel  370(54,64,58) -369 (58,56,56)

Group-H: Arun Agrawal  beat Nishant Dossa  284 (58) -270; Dhruv Sitwala beat Arun Agrawal (Mah) 499 (92,76,73) -220.