30 March 2021 Written By Vivek Pathak
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Ace cueist of Gujarat, Dhvaj Haira has improvised over the time to win the SSA All India Open Snooker Championship 2021 held recently in Chennai. This is Dhvaj’s first-ever major title in Snooker.
Dhvaj has always performed well in the Billiards. However, his serious efforts to improvise on green-baize finally gave accolades with this major win in the Snooker event also.
Dhvaj Haria reached the finals after defeating renowned players like J. Varun Kumar (TN) 4-0 in Last-16; Rafath Habib (Railways) 4-0 in QF; Sourav Kothari (ONGC) 5-1 in SF. In the final Dhvaj defeated current World 6Reds Champion Laxman Rawat after a thrilling decider 6-5 to clinch the title. Dhvaj also made a century break of 111 in the final.