Father-son duo - Arun and Aditya Agrawal off to winning start at CCI

The father-son duo of Arun and Aditya Agrawal recorded comfortable wins to kick off their campaigns in the Cricket Club of India (CCI) Classic Billiards and Snooker tournament that got under way yesterday.

Arun Agrawal and his son Aditya at the CCI yesterday
Arun Agrawal and his son Aditya at the CCI yesterday 

Maharashtra state selection senior champion Arun prevailed over Rohan Jambusaria 688-226 with a break of 107 in Group B, while Aditya overcame V 'Raja' Subramanian 727-295, that included breaks of 74 and 93, in Group C.

Malkeet beats Shekhar
The other winner in Group C was Malkeet Singh of the host club. He beat Shekhar Surve of Railways 444-287. Seasoned cueist Chandresh Shah lost two successive matches against former Railways champion Siddharth Parikh and Maharashtra state selection junior champion Jaiveer Dhingra of ONGC in Group A.

Parikh's effort included breaks of 83, 91 and a brilliant 140. The billiards round robin features four groups of six players each and the top four finishers from each group will qualify for the knock-out pre-quarter-finals.

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