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Snooker: Gurbaxani, Shrikrishna to clash for place in final

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Maharashtras Kreishh Gurbaxani, India junior number two, and Tamil Nadus top seed S Shrikrishna, advanced to a semi-final meeting in the Bombay Gymkhana Youth Snooker Open here on Wednesday.

The Mumbai-based Kreish drubbed Khar Gymkhana club- mate Harmehr Mago 4-0 in the best-of-seven frame quarter-final contest.

On an adjacent table, the Chennai-based Shrikrishna, who is the current national billiards champion, constructed a century effort of 101 to outclass Railways cueist Mohd. Hussain Khan 4-1.

Second seed Ishpreet Singh Chaddha, a former junior national snooker and billiards champion, recorded an authoritative 4-0 win against Taaha Khan of Railways in another last eight encounter.

Ishpreet faces Asutosh Padhy, who defeated Hritik Jain 4-1 in another quarter final, in the other semi-final.

Results (Quarter-finals): S Shrikrishna beat Mohd Hussain Khan 4-1 (67-44, 101(101)-0, 88(47)-12, 39-62, 65-12); Kreishh Gurbaxani beat Harmehr Mago 4-0 (62(51)-31, 81(75)-10, 83(77)-1, 64(32)-25); Asutosh Padhy beat Hritik Jain 4-1 (66 (34,32)-9, 71-51, 56-8, 19-62, 56(42)-27); Ishpreet Singh Chaddha beat Taaha Khan 4-0 (73(32)-22, 109(74)-7, 73-29, 76- 9).

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First Published: Wed, August 14 2019. 19:20 IST
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