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Parikh, Agarwal qualify for main draw

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

City-basedcueists Siddharth Parikh and won their fourth qualifying round matches here today in a convincing fashion to make it to the main draw oftheRs 12.25 lakh All Open Championship 2018.

Parikh of Indian Railways played tactically and with a break of 69 in the second managed to edge out of Uttar Pradesh, snatching a 4-0 win in the best-of-seven frame encounter, a said.

On the side table, Agarwal, with the help of two substantial runs of40 in the first frame and 43 in the fifth, rode to 4-1 win over Delhi'sJaison Malhotra.

Meanwhile, stole the thunder with a neatly crafted 125 break as he went on to tame Telangana's BL Dheeraj, winning in four frames.

After sharing the first two frames with his Telangana rival, the left-handed Sachdev got into a cracking form in the third as he potted with superb accuracy to run up a brilliant break of 125.

However, with only the last three colours remaining, he missed the blue and his effort fell short of the 130 qualifying mark for the highest break prize of Rs 25,000.

He went on pocket the fourth to clinch the match with the frame scores reading 68-20, 15-65, 125(125)-0 and 69-30.

Results: Fourth round: (UP) bt Laxman Rawat (PSPB) 4-3 (4-78, 34-83(51), 94-4, 58-48, 77-48, 2-71, 54-26); (Matunga Gym) bt (Del) 4-1 (76(40)-22, 49-21, 45-19, 44-72(42), 75(43)-15);Siddharth Parikh (Rly) bt (UP) 4-0 (67-65, 81(69)-40, 64-60, 72-63); (WB) vs (Rly) 4-2 (24-60, 110(68)-42, 73-51, 51-48, 14-67, 73-6).

Third round:Manav Panchal (Malabar Hill Club) bt (Pune) 3-2 (57-13, 67-2, 41-62, 42-78, 72-35); (TLGN) bt Dhruv Sitwala (PSPB) 3-2 (24-61, 17-53, 58-31, 61-55, 67-62); Johnson (Guj) bt Dharirya Bhandari (CS) 3-1 (77(66)-43(43), 75-32, 38-87, 51-3); E Pandurangaiah (Rly) bt (Khar Gym) 3-2 (70-21, 47-51, 80-24, 24-62, 63-16; (CS) bt B.L. Dheeraj (TLGN) 3-1 (68-20, 15-65, 125-0, 69-30); Mukund Bharadia (CCI) bt Piyush Kushwa (BSAA) 3-1 (54-63, 70-30, 96(43)-23, 53-38).

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 19:35 IST
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