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Aditya Mehta – Brijesh Damani to vie for World Cup 2017



Former Asian Champion and India’s lone Pro player Aditya Mehta and World Team Championship’s Bronze Medallist Brijesh Damani is representing India in the upnext World Cup 2017. The event is scheduled from 3rd till 9th July at Wuxi, China with the opening ceremony on Sunday, the 2nd July 2017.


Total 24 teams are placed in four groups for round-robin and top two teams from each group will qualify for quarter final stage.


India is placed in Group D alongwith second seed Scotland, seventh seed Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Thailand and Israel.


Mehta and Damani has to go thru following format in Knockout stage:

  • Frame 1: singles (Player 1 vs Player 1)

  • Frame 2: singles (Player 2 vs Player 2)

  • Frame 3: doubles (alternate turns)

  • Frame 4: reverse singles (Player 1 vs Player 2)

  • Frame 5: reverse singles (Player 2 vs Player 1)

And thereafter in knockout stage as per following:

  • Frame 1: singles

  • Frame 2: singles

  • Frame 3: doubles (alternate turns)

  • Frame 4: reverse singles

  • Frame 5: reverse singles

  • Frame 6: doubles (alternate turns)

  • Frame 7: sudden death singles players nominated by captain.

Worth mentioning, India had bagged Bronze medal in the last edition played in 2015 at Wuxi, China.




New Delhi :: 01 July 2017




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