Mumbai local: Rayaan, Shahyan bag top ranking in junior snooker
However, Shahyan, with a better win/loss frame difference of minus one (frame won 6, frame lost 7) as compared to Sprash's minus two (FW 5, FL 9), claimed second position
The Razmi brothers, Rayaan and Shahyan, both of Radio Club, finished as Maharashtra's No. 1 and 2 junior ranked snooker players. Rayaan, 17, defended his title and retained the top position, as he produced some impressive performances to win all his three matches in the junior snooker semi-final round-robin league of the BSAM organised Maharashtra State Junior Snooker and Senior Snooker & Billiards Selection (leg 1) Championship at the PJ Hindu Gymkhana billiards room. Meanwhile, Shahyan, 14, and Khar Gymkhana cueists Sparsh Pherwani and Sumehr Mago completed the league with one win and two defeats. However, Shahyan, with a better win/loss frame difference of minus one (frame won 6, frame lost 7) as compared to Sprash's minus two (FW 5, FL 9), claimed second position. Sumehr with a frame difference of minus three, finished as the No. 4 ranked player.
The victorious Emeritus FC team with their trophy in Bandra recently
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Registrations open for 2nd Mumbai Games
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