CCI Billiards: Advani earns wins in opposition to Gilchrist to enter semi-finals

Pankaj Advani earned a strong win in opposition to former world champion Peter Gilchrist within the quarter-finals of the CCI Basic Invitation Billiards (time format) Championship on Tuesday.

Pankaj Advani in the course of the CCI Basic Invitation Billiards Championship on Tuesday.

Advani, a winner of 25 world titles, struck the balls with pinpoint accuracy and stitched collectively breaks of 83 and 96 earlier than establishing a triple century run of 376 to take a agency grip of the competition.

In the meantime, Rupesh Shah and Dhvaj Haria additionally reached the semi-finals. Shah surprised India No. 2 Dhruv Sitwala whereas Haria stormed previous Ishpreet Singh. England’s Rob Corridor fought again to beat Sourav Kothari.

Outcomes (QF): Pankaj Advani bt Peter Gilchrist 1201[83, 96, 376, 156, 181, 196]-807[71, 132, 317, 106, 83]; Rupesh Shah bt Dhruv Sitwala 813[373, 138]-445[101, 74, 80]; Dhvaj Haria bt Ishpreet Singh 1101[241, 253, 210, 78]-635[75, 74]; Rob Corridor bt Sourav Kothari 873[142, 107, 91, 94, 83]-603[216, 139, 103].


WCG hockey: Customs, Western Railway topped champions

Mumbai Customs and Western Railway received the boys’s and ladies’s titles respectively within the forty second Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana rink hockey event.

Customs recovered for a 0-2 deficit to file a 4-2 win, with 4 completely different goal-scorers, in opposition to defending champions CTC (Champions Coaching Centre) SC in a tense males’s remaining on the floodlit WCG turf. Within the girls’s remaining, Manisha Ok. netted a brace as Western Railway beat rivals Central Railway 4-1.

Outcomes (remaining): Males: Mumbai Customs Crimson 4 (Jayesh Jadhav, Iktidar Ishrat, Nikhil Pardeshi, Laxmikant Ok) beat CTC Blue 2 (Devinder Walmiki 2); Girls: Western Railway 4 (Manisha Ok. 2, Lily Chanu, Anupa Barla) beat Central Railway 1 (Preeti Dubey).


Bandra rink hockey: Don Bosco groups make successful begin

Males’s and ladies’s groups from Don Bosco Academy, Matunga, registered comfy wins of their first-round matches of the Bandra Gymkhana rink hockey event.

Outcomes: Boys U14: Dr. Antonio DaSilva ‘A’ 4 (Aamod Ghadge 2, Neel Bhalekar, Priyanshu Vichare) beat Savio SC 3 (Mitansh Rane 2, Kabir Gupta); Our Girl of Egypt, Kalina 2 (Noel D’Costa 2) beat St. Lawrence, Vashi 0; Ladies U14: Don Bosco, Borivali 3 (Reva Tole 2, Viva Kumar) beat Duruelo Convent 1 (Aarya Jadhav); India Rush 1 (Kaira Travasso) beat St. Lawrence, Vashi 0; Girls: Mumbai Vets 3 (Manorama N. 2, Surajlata W.) beat Freunds SC 0; Don Bosco Academy 4 (Kashish Shaikh 2, Priya Dubey, Aradhana Jadhav) beat Khalsa Gymkhana 0; Males Open: Don Bosco Academy 6 (Danroy Fonseca 2, Atharv Bandekar, Neel Amin, Mario Fernandes, Saurabh Mayekar) beat Sunday Sultans 1 (Solomon Alexander); Pune Hockey 5 (Gufran Shaikh 2, Chirag Mane 2, Jay Kale) beat Savio Hockey Membership 1 (Leonard Pereira).


MCA begins summer season camps throughout age teams

The Mumbai Cricket Affiliation (MCA) started its summer season camps on Tuesday. A complete of 72 camps (boys U-14, U-16, U-19 and women U-15 and U-19) will probably be held throughout the town, with as many coaches concerned. The choice course of will go on for 3 days below the supervision of MCA Apex Council members.

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