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SAARC Snooker Championship: Bilal, Asjad win opening matches


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

04th Sep, 2019. 12:12 am
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Bilal, Asjad win opening matches in SAARC snooker
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Pakistan’s quests Mohammad Bilal and Asjad Iqbal have won their first match in the first SAARC Snooker Championship 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Bilal beat Nizam Ahmed of Bangladesh by 4-0.

The scores of the match were (101-13(51), 75-11(62), 79-0, 67-51(56).

Asjad outclassed Nepal’s A M Shrestha by 4-0. The scores were 74-28, 74-22, 79-51, 82-08.

Bilal is confident to win the tournament after giving a winning start to the tournament.

“It gives me confidence after I beat the home player,” he said after the first victory.

It is pertinent to mention here that the first SAARC Snooker Championship started on September 1 while the final day is on 6th September.

Teams from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are participating in the tournament titled ‘Sheikh Kamal Memorial 1st SAARC Snooker Championship-2019’ sponsored by Beximco Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in Bangladesh.

The champion of the tournament would receive a cash prize of USD 2,500 and the runner-up will get USD 1,500, while the two losing semifinalists will earn USD 500 each.

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