Selvel Sports, BSAA Warriors in semi-final

Sports Reporter
Thursday, 12 October 2017

Pune: Selvel Sports and BSAA Warriors became first two teams to enter the semi-finals of the 12th edition of PYC-ATC Snooker Championship at PYC Hindu Gymkhana on Wednesday.

Selvel Sports and BSAA Warriors gave no chance to their opponents Falcons and SK’s Six Pockets Professionals respectively as they moved ahead in the tournament with a 3-0 victory.

Pune: Selvel Sports and BSAA Warriors became first two teams to enter the semi-finals of the 12th edition of PYC-ATC Snooker Championship at PYC Hindu Gymkhana on Wednesday.

Selvel Sports and BSAA Warriors gave no chance to their opponents Falcons and SK’s Six Pockets Professionals respectively as they moved ahead in the tournament with a 3-0 victory.

In the first quarterfinal match, Mukund Baradia of Selvel Sports had to sweat it out hard to score 20-48, 49-14, 27-38, 71-53, 39-21 victory over IV Rajeev. Second match turned out to be hard fought contest as Siddharth Parekh of Selvel struggled before scoring 8-45, 67-32, 38-36, 06-128(112), 37-5 victory over Panduranga EB.

Siddharth lost the first frame 8-45 before taking home second and third frame 67-32 and 38-36 respectively. Panduranga of SK’s Six Pockets equalised the match with 128 (112)-6 win in the fourth frame to make the contest 2-all.

Results: Quarter Finals:
Selvel Sport beat Falcons 3-0 (Mukund Baradia bt IV Rajeev 20-48, 49-14, 27-38, 71-53, 39-21; Siddharth Parekh bt Panduranga EB 08-45, 67-32, 38-36, 06-128(112), 37-05; Hasan Badami bt Vijay Nichani 22-32, 19-79(59), 38-15, 59-26, match stopped).
BSAA Warriors beat SK’s Six Pockets Professionals 3-0 (Viren Sharma bt Akash Padalikar 37-27, 61-28, 43-8; Bharat Sisodia bt Siddharth Tembe 38-20, 69(53)-0, 43-8; Anurag Giri bt Liyakat shaikh 48-13, 69-40, match stopped)
Knock out round: Pre-quarter final:
Falcons beat PYC Rockets 3-0: (Panduranga EB bt Mohan Jagtap 37-20,

87-5, 27-37, 63-3; IV Rajeev bt Ashok Shetty 43-11, 70-3, 48-8; Vijay Nichani bt Rohit Nargolkar 16-38, match stopped.
Lucknow Cue Sports Academy beat PYC Warriors 2-1 (Shobit Chandra lost to Yogesh Lohiya 29-36, 27-53, 46-30; Akshay Kumar bt Rajwardhan Joshi 41-00, 94(86)-01, 22-25, 57-59, 32-21; Ashar Abrar bt Aditya Deshpande 32-39, 68-42, 47-05, 17-58, 30-01).
 CR Rockets beat Green Baize 2-1 (Laxman Rawat bt Gaurav Jaisinghania 11-55, 75-18, 29-21, 71-1; Faizal Khan bt Jayesh Salvi 41-8, 74-22, 38-0; Lucky Watnani lost to Mundir Sherzi 21-34, 1-101(30), 37-41).

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