Pune's Raghuvanshi, Abdagiri impress in state snooker

Dec 01, 2013, 02:50 IST | A Correspondent

Pune cueists Anand Raghuvanshi and Amol Abdagiri registered impressive wins in the first round of the senior snooker competition, in the Malabar Hill Club Maharashtra state selection billiards & snooker tourney on Saturday.

PYC’s Raghuvanshi overcame Viraj Joshi 2-1, while Abdagiri of Deccan Gymkhana prevailed over Jayesh C of Thane 2-0.

Amol Abdagiri
Pune’s Amol Abdagiri

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. 

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