Associate Partner

IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani enters quarter-finals with win over Pakistan's Zulfiqar Qadir

  • Pankaj Advani scored a comfortable over Zulfiqar Qadir to enter quarter-finals of IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship.

  • In the quarters, Pankaj will take on Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon from Thailand.

  • Laxman Rawat and Pushpender Singh also joined Advani in the quarter-finals.

Mandalay: Multiple-time world billiards and snooker champion Pankaj Advani scored a comfortable 5-2 win over Pakistan's Zulfiqar Qadir to enter the quarter-finals of the IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship on Thursday.

Earlier in the day, Pankaj accounted for another Pakistani cueist Muhammad Ahsan Javaid with a 5-1 victory in the last-32 stage.

Laxman Rawat, who beat Gao Yang of China, and Pushpender Singh, who defeated Thailand's Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn 5-4 in a thriller, also joined Advani in the quarter-finals.

In the quarters, Pankaj will take on Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon from Thailand, while Laxman faces Hong Kong's Cheung Ka Wai and Pushpender will be up against Thet Min Lin of Myanmar.

In the women's championship, Amee Kamani is the sole Indian left and she is slated to play against Ng On Yee of Hong Kong in the semifinals.

The Great Diwali Discount!
Unlock 75% more savings this festive season. Get Moneycontrol Pro for a year for Rs 289 only.
Coupon code: DIWALI. Offer valid till 10th November, 2019 .

Updated Date: Sep 19, 2019 22:01:46 IST