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IBSF Snooker World Cup | India qualifies for final after winning against Ireland

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IBSF Snooker World Cup | India qualifies for final after winning against Ireland

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SportsCafe Desk

07/02/2019

Pankaj Advani and Laxman Rawat have taken India into the final of the ongoing IBSF Snooker World Cup in Doha, Qatar. India got the better of Ireland 3-2 in the semi-final and qualified for the summit clash which will be played against Pakistan, who defeated Qatar 3-1, on Wednesday.

Advani and Rawat continued their great run at the ongoing International Billiards & Snooker Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Doha. The duo helped India beat a strong Irish unit in the top-four clash on Monday. The defending champions had a poor start in the semi-final but managed to come from behind and book the place in the final.

India were trailing 0-2 at one point of time against Ireland. The Indian pair, however, bounced back stronger in the doubles event to ensure a brilliant comeback. Advani got the better of Brendan O’Donoghue in the fourth frame while Rawat managed to beat Aaron Hill.

Earlier in the tournament, India had thrashed Iran 3-0 on Sunday to make it into the top four of the global event. Ireland had defeated Hong Kong and qualified for the semi-finals of the global event in Qatar’s capital.

The summit clash is scheduled to be played on Wednesday against neighbours Pakistan who thrashed Qatar 3-1 in the semi-final battle.

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