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CCI India Open Snooker:Sachdev defeats Rafat Habib of Railways

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Rahul of Cue Schooling fought back to down seasoned opponent of Railways 4-2 in the Rs 12.25 lakh prize-money All Open Championship today. The left-handed constructed substantial breaks in succession as he went on to win four frames on the trot after losing the first two frames and clinch a well-deserved win to progress to the main draw. will take on veteran of PSPB in the first round. Habib, with efforts of 56 and 67, took the first two frames before struck a purple patch. He rolled in breaks of 79, 65, 52 and 62 to post a 6-101(56), 1-83(67), 79(79)-8, 65(65)-62(43), 96(52)-5, and 63(62)-25 victory. Trailing 1-3, local cueist Manav Panchal (Malabar Hill Club) defeated Venkatesh (Rlys) 4-3 (46-84, 56-7, 50-63, 55-66, 64-62, 66-21, 78-9) Brijesh Damani (PSPB) outclassed 4-0 (67-5, 74-46, 70-47, 72-65) Results (4th qualifying round): Rahul (Cue Schooling) bt (Rlys) 4-2 (6-101(56), 1-83(67), 79(79)-8, 65(65)-62(43), 96(52)-5, 63(62)-25); Manav Panchal (Malabar Hill Club, Mumbai) bt Venkatesh (Rlys) 4-3 (46-84, 56-7, 50-63, 55-66, 64-62, 66-21, 78-9); Taaha Khan (Pune) bt Mukund Bharadia (CCI, Mumbai) 4-3 (37-10, 16-89(53), 42-49, 2-92(82), 65-43, 72-43, 73-31); R Girish (Rlys) bt Bharat Sissodia (MP) 4-1 (65(56)-60(60), 42-65, 64-50, 58-48, 58-44); (Rlys) bt (Surat) 4-0 (83(36)-14, 71-19, 60-47, 62-45); Nitesh Madan (Rlys) bt Johnson (Guj) 4-1 (32-73, 71-67(53), 79(50)-47, 63-2, 62-45); Rajat Khaneja (Chd) bt (TLGN) 4-1 (65-53, 41-63, 65-8, 77(77)-0, 72-24); (PSPB) bt Abhijeet Ranade 4-2 (52-56, 65(57)-9, 42-76, 50-41, 107(95)-13, 68-4); (Otters Club, Mumbai) bt Kanish Jhanjharia 4-1 (76-16, 68-42, 45-52, 62-23, 64-19); Ishpreet Singh Chadha (Khar Gymkhana, Mumbai) bt (MP) 4-3 (60-22, 24-63, 46-57, 83-35, 15-60, 68-17, 65(61)-16); Brijesh Damani (PSPB) bt 4-0 (67-5, 74-46, 70-47, 72-65); Sidhraj Shah (CCI, Mumbai) bt (Hindu Gymkhana, Mumbai) 4-2 (67-33, 76-86, 15-74, 59-10, 73-48, 65-31).

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 19:00 IST
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