Pankaj Advani in pre-quarterfinals of the Asian Snooker

Apr 21, 2016, 08:31 IST | PTI

Doha: Pankaj Advani beat Iraq's Alijali Ali 4-1 to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the Asian Snooker Championship here yesterday.

Pankaj Advani. Pic/Rane Ashish
Pankaj Advani. Pic/Rane Ashish

Advani pocketed the first three frames 78-54 107-2 74-9 with breaks of 73 and 85 in the first two frames. In the fourth frame, Pankaj put up a strong fight, but lost the frame 29-65.

Playing a best of 7 frames, the Indian ace won the fifth frame 57-44 to seal the match in his favour.

In the round of 16, Pankaj will face fellow Indian and 2015 National Sub-Junior Snooker Winner, 19-year-old Ishpreet
Singh Chadha.

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