Pakistan into Asian team snooker semis – Sport

RIYADH: Pakistan’s snooker duo, Asjad Iqbal and Awaisullah Munir, produced a sensational performance to defeat India 3-0 in the quarter-finals of the ACBS Asian 15-Red Team Snooker Championship on Thursday.

The Pakistani pair dominated the match from the start, winning the first frame 63-35 against Indian cuiests Sarav Kothari and Hussain Khan. Asjad and Awaisullah, 30, continued their impressive form, taking the second frame 75-22.

The Indian team struggled to find their footing, and Pakistan sealed the victory with a convincing 70-06 win in the third frame.

With this win, Pakistan has stormed into the semi-finals, where they will face Hong Kong. By reaching the last-four stage Pakistan have secured at least the bronze medal in the team championship.

In the Asian team championship, 18 teams have been divided into six groups.

Published in Dawn, July 5th, 2024

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