Altamash impresses; Amit, Yogesh score

Sports Reporter
Thursday, 20 July 2017

Pune: Altamash Saifee turned in a brilliant performance recording the highest break of the day, while Amit Parashar and Yogesh Sharma worked themselves hard to advance into the next round of the 2nd Rajabhau Shahade Cup PYC-Green Baize Open Snooker Challenge, on Wednesday.

Pune: Altamash Saifee turned in a brilliant performance recording the highest break of the day, while Amit Parashar and Yogesh Sharma worked themselves hard to advance into the next round of the 2nd Rajabhau Shahade Cup PYC-Green Baize Open Snooker Challenge, on Wednesday.

  In what was a one sided match, Altamash (Arizona) dominated proceedings to put out Deccan Gymkhana’s Sachin Biche 63-27, 65-02, 
66 (62)-09. 
The win was peppered with a composed 62-point break in the third frame.
On the other hand, Amit Parashar (Horizon) found it hard to push past the resistance offered by Luv Boricha (Mumbai) before recording a 3-2 verdict.
Amit began with a flourish and saddled himself in the driver’s seat by winning the opening two frames 
59-21, 54-12. 
Over the next two games Amit hit a road block with Luv bouncing back 
(50-59, 59-64). 
With the game on levels, the decider had Amit make it an easy affair winning with the score of 49-09.
Later, Yogesh Sharma (Poona Club) bounced back from a two game deficit against  Pinaki Banerjee (Wadgaon) 40-42, 27-73, 65-08, 48-35, 70-19.
RESULTS
Main Draw, Rd-1: Amit Parashar (Horizon) bt Luv Boricha (Mum) 59-21, 54-12, 50-59, 59-64, 49-09; Kaiwalya Chavan (Satara) bt Suhas Tonpe (Solapur) 73-36, 72-25, 68-19; Omkar Gore (Chiplun) bt Ishan Bhale (PYC) 58-11, 24-55, 50-31, 71-35; Mahesh Jagdale (Mum) bt Suraj Kore (Solapur) 69-40, 58-30, 59-23;
Altamash Saifee (Arizona) bt Sachin Biche (Deccan Gymkhana) 63-27, 65-02, 66(62)-09; Rushabh Gohil (Mum) bt Kunal Karanje (Wadgaon) 72-28, 55-24, 51-39; Mustafa Khan (Corner Pocket) bt Zamir Hotgi (Solapur) 62-19, 20-43, 21-59, 53-13, 51-11; Yogesh Sharma (Poona Club) bt Pinaki Banerjee (Wadgaon) 40-42, 27-73, 65-08, 48-35, 70-19; Taha Khan (Corner Pocket) bt Harish Gaikwad (Mum) 63-51, 74-38, 58-50; Mohan Jagtap (PYC) bt Ravi Satote (Wakad) 52-69, 65-42, 52-30, 58-19; Liyakat Shaikh (Solapur) bt Mayur Walekar (PCMC) 57-29, 60-27, 44-68, 76-18; Vishal Malhotra (PYC) bt Salil Deshpande (PYC) 53-40, 35-53, 53-50, 52-43; Dhawal Gadvi (Corner Pocket) bt Shivraj Mohite (Satara) 62-55, 58-14, 10-52, 45-26; Krishguru Bakxani (Mum) bt Harshad Sonkamble (Aurangabad) 83-25, 44-40, 53-40.

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