KARACHI: Pakistan’s best cueists, Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih, on Wednesday masterfully persisted their successful streak within the World Billiards & Snooker Federation (IBSF) Global Snooker Championship in Turkish town of Antalya.
Asif, Pakistan’s primary, got here again to attain 3 breaks of 50 and over after dropping first body in opposition to New Zealand’s Matthew Scarborough in Crew C fit. The cueist went down 01-80 within the first body however received 4 consecutive frames with rating of 81-1, 79-11, 71-14 and 79-7 to finish 4-1 win.
Asif, a former international champion, performed breaks of 57, 67 and 57 in 2d, third, and fifth body, respectively.
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In team A stumble upon, Pakistan’s second-ranked participant, Zulfiqar Qadir, misplaced to Russia’s Ivan Kakovskii on tie ball in ultimate body.
Each cueists appeared frivolously poised in opposition to every different within the recreation as Qadir’s lead in first body used to be levelled through the Russian participant in moment body. He got here again to win the 3rd body to take the lead as soon as once more on the other hand a damage of 84 in fourth body helped Ivan to stage it 2-2.
The Russian cueist took the 3-2 lead through successful fifth body however Qadir got here again strongly and performed a clearance century damage of 101 in sixth body to make it 3-Three and take the sport to the overall body.
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The general body noticed a nail-biting contest. Kakovskii used to be main 43-56 with crimson and black ultimate on desk when Qadir were given the chance to pot each the colors. He took the utmost merit through potting each the colors to make it tied at 56-65.
On tie-breaker black-ball, Asif mistimed considered one of his photographs, which gave his Russian opponent a chance to pot the ball on best pocket with a skinny reduce to win the fit 4-3.
In ultimate consultation of night time, Pakistan’s Masih out classed Czech Republic’s Osip Zusmanovic 4-1. His body rating used to be 84-1, 46-58, 71-30, 96-13, and 80-4.
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