Pankaj Advani stuns John Higgins

Aug 26, 2012, 04:50 IST | Agencies

India's Pankaj Advani proved his mettle on Day 2 of the European Tour 2 Paul Hunter Classic by winning three matches in a day stamping his authority at the Pro Snooker Circuit.

In the best-of-seven frames, the Indian first beat Martin O’Donnell 4-0. Pankaj beat England’s Ian Burns 4-1 in Round Four.

Pankaj Advani

The 27-year-old thereafter stunned former World No 1 John Higgins of Scotland 4-1. Higgins took Frame One before Advani made it 1-1.

In a close third frame, Higgins scored a 66 break. But with only 67 points on the table, Advani stole the show for a 2-1 lead. Advani then registered breaks of 60 and 50 in the fourth and fifth frames respectively.

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