Pune's Raghuvanshi, Abdagiri impress in state snooker
PYC’s Raghuvanshi overcame Viraj Joshi 2-1, while Abdagiri of Deccan Gymkhana prevailed over Jayesh C of Thane 2-0.
Joining the duo in the next round was Sumit Kataria of Deccan Gymkhana, who beat qualifier Akhil Saiyed of Vashi 2-0. Also progressing were Hitesh Kotwani of CCI and Manan Shah of Malabar Hill Club, who upset Manoj Kasare of Khar Gymkhana 2-0.
The qualifiers are Avenish Shah, Vishal Vaya and Sumit Saldurkar of Mandpeshwar CF (Borivli), Shahbaz Khan and Siddharth Shah (Elphinstone CC) and Umesh Barwe of Central Railway.