Haris crowned National U-21 Snooker champ

January 24, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Haris Tahir emerged Jubilee Insurance National Under-21 Snooker champion with crushing 6-1 frame win over Umer Farooq in the final at Pakistan Sports Complex courts Thursday.Haris won...

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ISLAMABAD: Haris Tahir emerged Jubilee Insurance National Under-21 Snooker champion with crushing 6-1 frame win over Umer Farooq in the final at Pakistan Sports Complex courts Thursday.

Haris won 82-5, 77-39(63), 19-73, 50-35, 91-21, 79-30(68), 71-8(52),) Three over fifty breaks helped Haris pinned down his opponent easily. His que control was exceptional and so was his potting ability. Munawwar H. Shaikh, President Pakistan Billiard and Snooker Association (PBSA) was the guest of honour and along with Alamgir A. Shaikh (former president PBSA), Ijaz Mehmood (Joint EVP Jubilee General Insurance) and Azam Dar (Deputy Director General Pakistan Sports Board) distributed prizes among the winners. Besides trophies for under under-16, under-18 and under-21 winners and runners up, highest break awards were also given to players.

In under-16, Hamza Ilyas (67), in under-18 Umar Khan (106) and in under-21 Farhan Anwar (85) were awarded Rs five thousand for highest break. The winner in each of the three categories got richer by Rs 50,000 each while runners-up in all three categories got Rs 25,000 each.



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