Satish, Santosh Krishnaraj have a tough day out at PYC

Sports Reporter
Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Pune: Satish Karad, Santosh Dharmadhikari and Krishnraj Arkol struggled through five-frame encounters before advancing into the next round of the of the 2nd Rajabhau Shahade Cup PYC-Green Baize Open Snooker Challenge, on Tuesday.

Pune: Satish Karad, Santosh Dharmadhikari and Krishnraj Arkol struggled through five-frame encounters before advancing into the next round of the of the 2nd Rajabhau Shahade Cup PYC-Green Baize Open Snooker Challenge, on Tuesday.

In Round 1 matches that continued for the second day all three cueists began their campaign losing the first frame before turning tables. Deccan Gymkhana’s Satish who took on Om Parmar of Chiplun shared a frame each initially, before a narrow two point third frame loss put Satish in arrears for the second time. However, thereafter Satish won two successive frames to win 42-54, 55-29, 60-62, 64-22, 53-05.   

Later, Santosh Dharmadhikari also suffered a third frame blues against Aranta Sanches (New Club) by losing by one point (44-45) before winning the encounter 54-65, 56-28, 44-45, 66-33, 57-18.

Aurangabad’s Krishnraj played out a fast fluctuating battl with Alex Rego of Horizon. The match progressed with Krishnaraj losing the first frame then winning which repeated over the next two and ended with Krishnaraj swinging the fifth in is favour. The final scoreline read: 49-65, 53-16, 22-59, 56-45, 57-27. 

Results:
Main Draw,
Round-1: Naresh Ahir (New Club) bt Chaitanya Dixit (Cue Club) 52-36, 65-38, 48-71, 59-18; Satish Karad (Deccan Gymkhana) bt Om Parmar (Chiplun) 42-54, 55-29, 60-62, 64-22, 53-5; Santosh Dharmadhikari (Deccan Gymkhana) bt Aranta Sanches (New Club) 54-65, 56-28, 44-45, 66-33, 57-18;
Vivek Mehetre (Deccan Gymkhana) bt Omer Farokhi (Aurangabad) 32-57, 55-43, 62-29, 26-52, 56-48;
Krishnraj Arkol (Aurangabad) bt Alex Rego (Horizon) 49-65, 53-16, 22-59, 56-45, 57-27; Aditya Deshpande (PYC Gymkhana) bt Ashwin Parnetkar (Cue Club) 47-41, 66-29, 51-13; Yogesh Lohiya (PYC) bt Tejas Mahadik (Chipalun) 53-02, 61-02, 64-08; Akash Padalikar (AP’s) bt Prasad Parande (Pune) 53-21, 53-19, 67-21; Abhishek Bora (Corner Pocket) bt Santosh Pagare (Aurangabad) 61-29, 48-58, 55-47, 69-56; Prashant Chavan (Mumbai) bt Sagar Pagare (Aurangabad) 53-24, 55-10, 51-34; Anand Apte (PYC) bt Guddu Shinde (Chipalun) 44-29, 53-01, 61-34; Mazhar Taherbhoy (Turf Club) bt Shoib Pathan (Aurangabad) 79-10, 62-49, 41-50, 62-17; Anupam Jha (Wakad) bt Anshuman Dandekar (Wakad) 69-27, 64-34, 76-39.

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