Under-25 Snooker Challenge: Deshpande,Mutha cruise to wins

Local boys Aditya Deshpande of PYC,Sanket Mutha of Corner Pocket and Viren Sharma of Palazo stood out on the opening day of the second leg of the PYC-BSAM All India under-25 Snooker Challenge

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published: July 17, 2013 2:36 am

Local boys Aditya Deshpande of PYC,Sanket Mutha of Corner Pocket and Viren Sharma of Palazo stood out on the opening day of the second leg of the PYC-BSAM All India under-25 Snooker Challenge,being organised by Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra (BSAM) and played at PYC Hindu Gymkhana.

Aditya Deshpande of hosts PYC scored a 3-1 win over Nashik lad Rohit Jadhav 76-45,9-58,57-29,60-18,while Viren Sharma of Palazo edged out former Womens National Champion and local girl Arantxa Sanchez 3-2 (58-36,46-46,51-41,28-54,61-30).

In another close encounter,Sanket Mutha of Corner Pocket edged out Rajwardhan Joshi of PYC 3-2(56-46,37-65,40-65,61-17,44-33) in a league encounter.

In other matches,Kaivalya Chavan from Satara beat Anupam Jha of Palazo 3-2 (55-32,56-44,32-59,8-75,52-23),while Suraj Rathi of Poona Club scored a 3-2 (51-62,58-30,35-58,63-61,47-17) win over Umesh Barve from Mumbai.

Results:

League round:

Viren Sharma(Palazo) bt Arantxa Sanchez(PYC) 3-2(58-36,46-46,51-41,28-54,61-30);

Aditya Deshpande(PYC) bt Rohit Jadhav (Nashik) 3-1(76-45,9-58,57-29,60-18);

Sumit Kataria (Shadowz) W/O Sonu Matang;

Sanket Mutha (Corner Pocket) bt Rajwardhan Joshi (PYC) 3-2(56-46,37-65,40-65,61-17,44-33);

Dilip Kumar (Chennai) bt Bhargav Patel (Corner Pocket) 3-0(57-16,80-8,71-17);

Abhijit Ranade (Nashik) bt Yash Deshpande(Deccan Gymkhana) 3-1(55-18,39-40,56-02,65-26);

Kaivalya Chavan (Satara) bt Anupam Jha (Palazo) 3-2 (55-32,56-44,32-59,8-75,52-23);

Arpit Shah (Mumbai) bt Pratik Kadam(Cue Club) 3-0(50-25,67-14,48-35);

Suraj Rathi(Poona Club) bt Umesh Barve(Mumbai) 3-2(51-62,58-30,35-58,63-61,47-17).

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