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Parikh in cracking form, records third successive wins

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Mumbai: Siddharth Parikh was on a roll and notched three successive wins to finish at the top of Group-B and qualify for the pre-quarter-finals of theChembur Gymkhana Handicap Billiards Tournament played at the Chembur Gymkhana billiards hall.

The mercurial cueist Parikh (-500 handicap) was in great nick and warmed up nicely with a close win against Raj Khandwal (-165) of Cricket Club of India by a narrow 200-188 points margin.

Later, Parikh who was still in the process of fine tuning his game managed to tame Nikhil Lalwani (-40) winning by a comprehensive 200-66 points difference and finally got flowing and overpowered home contender Loukic Pathare (-275) 200-26 scoreline.

The versatile Parikh topped the group and along with Khandwala who finished second progressed to the knockout round.

Meanwhile, Dhvaj Haria also playing with the same -500 handicap compiled three century breaks of 144, 116 and 111, besides multiple half century efforts to put it across Rishabh Kumar (-250) of Bombay Gymkhana and romp to a 200-145 victory. Haria who finished with an all-win record claimed the top spot in the group ahead of Baikirao Pacharne of Bombay Gymkhana and they both advanced to the next round.

Dhruv Sitwala (-500) also registered his third win defeating V. Subramanian (-350) of Matunga Gymkhana 200-40 in Group-C. He along with Sunil Jain qualified for the knockout round.

Seasoned campaigners Devendra Joshi and Ashok Shandilya also progressed to the next round.

Results - Round-robin league – Group-A: Dhvaj Haria (-500) beat Rishabh kumar (-250) 200-145. Group-B: Siddharth Parikh (-500) beat Raj Khandwal (-165) 200-188. Siddharth Parikh (-500) beat Nikhil Lalwani (-40) 200-66. Siddharth Parikh (-500) beat Loukic Pathare (-275) 200-26. Group-C: Dhruv Sitwala (-500) beat V. Subramanian (-350) 200-40. Group-D: Devendra Joshi (-450) beat Hitesh Kotwani (-350) 200-144. Group-E: Ashok Shandilya (-450) beat Rishabh Thakkar (-350) 200-161.

Parle Tilak, Mahatma Gandhi have it easy
Parle Tilak Vidyalaya and Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir (Bandra) had easy first round outings in Kho-kho in the 41st Prabodhan Inter-school Sports meet for suburban schools.

The former routed Yashodham (Goregaon) by 11-10 with an innings to spare in the boys' section while the latter crushed Thakur International by an innings and six points (7-1).For Parle Tilak it was the pair of Atharva Rane and Soham More which defended well keeping the rival chasers at bay. Parle Tilak's Marathi medium outfit was also on song beating Chogle Vidyalaya by 6-5 with an innings to spare. Thakur International had a bad day as their boys also lost. Maharashtra Vidyalaya beat them 3-2 with an innings to spare.

Deepanshu Utekar played a pivotal role in that win.While the favourites breezed through, Ekvira Vidyalaya found the going tough against GES English beating them 10-9. For Ekvira it was Nikhil Valanj who shone while for the losers Neel Shah had to see his efforts proving futile. Gokuldham moved ahead in both sections with their boys beating Samata Vidyamandir 5-2 with 1m 30 secs to spare and the girls prevailing 3-2 over Ekvira Vidyalaya 3-2 with two minutes in hand.


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