The Indian team,consisting of Manan Chandra,Brijesh Damani and Alok Kumar,bagged the inaugural Asian Team Snooker Championships after blanking Iran3-0 in the title clash in Doha,Qatar.
The Indian cueists were in red-hot form right from the
start and topped their group with three wins from as many
After the group stages,India were the only team to
remain undefeated. Pakistan,China and Thailand finished on
top of their respective groups but suffered a defeat each.
India had little obstruction in clinching gold as they
had outplayed Qatar 3-1 in the quarterfinals,beat Afghanistan
3-1 in the semifinals before registering a clean sweep against
Iran scoring 61-49 (Single); 58-16 (Single); and 63-55
Sanjay Sawant accompanied the team India as coach