Green Warriors rules on Day 3; Shooting Starts post first
Green Warrior made a strong comeback after losing badly
yesterday 1-6 and won both of their matches today
convincingly. Today morning they defeated Snookin Shooters 5-2
and then ousted Black Panthers having similar score 5-2..
Team leader Alok Kumar won against Himanshu Jain of Snookin
Shooters 67-47 in the first frame. After that Sundeep Gulati
won next frame scoring one-sided 50-18 against Shahbaaz Adil
Khan. Though the team Green Warrior lost the doubles frame of
15 red, but once again made a comeback in fourth frame of
10Red doubles to keep up the lead.
The fifth frame went to Snookin Shooters where Amee Kamani
clinched the frame from Ankit Kariwala, but after that Green
Warrior did not give any loose string and won next two frames
to secure 5-2 win.
In the evening match, Sundeep Gulati clinched the frame from
Aditya Mehta 72-38. Though after that Alok Kumar lost against
Siddharth Parikh and the duo Sundeep Gulati / Ankit Kariwala
lost to the pair Siddharth Parikh / Rajesh Tulsian, but in
subsequent frames, Green Warrior dominated and taken away rest
of the four frames to win 5-2.
Shooting Stars played their second match of the league and won
that after losing yesterday. Today they beat Cue Magicians
4-3. Their player Faisal Khan opened the account on winning
node against world champion Manan Chandra 73-20. His team-mate
Akshay Kumar equally complimented him and won the next frame
against multiple time West Bengal State Winner Manish Jain
Soon Shooting Stars were leading 3-0 but after that they lost
back-to-back next three games to come at par. However, in the
deciding frame, the pair of Faisal Khan and Akshay Kumar, once
again controlled the game and won the match 4-3.
At the end of the day, City Knights leading the points tally
followed by Green Warriors, Dream Chasers and Snookin Shooters
for top four positions.