Rayaan Razmi, the Nationwide Junior champion in each, billiards and snooker, churned out one other chic show to waltz into the ultimate. The 19-year-old Mumbai-based Rayaan, taking part in with a revised, increased, handicap of -675 brooked no opposition from a nervous Akshay Gogri (revised handicap -300) and fully dominated the semifinal conflict and easily sailed to a 375-30 win within the race-to-375 factors semifinal match of the SPG-PCL Billiards Match 2022, performed on the Park Membership billiards corridor.
Within the summit spherical, Rayaan will lock horns together with his senior and illustrious professional Dhruv Sitwala (-975) who halted the high-quality successful run of Sumehr Mago (-350) by charging to a 375-187 victory within the second semi-final, performed on the Shivaji Park Membership billiards corridor.
Rayaan was calculative in his method and didn’t rush together with his number of pictures. He fastidiously studied the choices and was fairly constant when making good contact for the cannons and precisely made contact with the item ball to make the in-offs to assemble half a dozen vital breaks.
He confirmed good contact and management particularly on the high of desk and performed the postman knock with precision and the lengthy and quick winners to assemble his factors and compiled breaks of 170, 120, 100, 92, 80, and 71 which ensured he scored a cumulative excessive 1050 factors, together with masking up his excessive handicap, to win the match. Akshay had his possibilities, however was unable to remain targeted and maintain himself collectively and ended up ending on the shedding facet.
In the meantime, the two-time Asian billiards champion and Nationwide billiards runner-up, Sitwala, who was on a excessive firing two double century breaks (280 and an unfinished 238) within the earlier spherical, continued to dazzle and easily rolled in breaks of 193, 132, 119, 104, 99, 99, 99, 96, and 96 to offer a lesson in breaking constructing to the younger Sumehr, who managed a few tidy breaks of 62 and 31.
Semifinals: Rayaan Razmi (-675) beat Akshay Gogri (-300) 375-30 (Rayaan breaks – 170, 120, 100, 92, 80, 71, 43, and 42).
Dhruv Sitwala (-975) beat Sumehr Mago (-350) 375-187 (Sitwala breaks – 193, 132, 119, 104, 99, 99, 99, 96, and 96).
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Printed on: Saturday, Might 07, 2022, 06:13 PM IST