BSAM Billiards League 2019: Rishabh Thakkar cracks first century break of the season

Rishabh Thakkar of KG ‘A’ constructed the first century break of the tournament when he compiled a 101 effort in his win against Chembur Gymkhana’s M.S Shivangi in the home match



Khar Gymkhana’s Rishabh Thakkar cracked the first century break of the season. The second-ranked state cueist Thakkar constructed a 101 effort in his win against Chembur Gymkhana’s M.S Shivangi in the home match as KG ‘A’ went on to defeat CG ‘Titans’ in both the home and away ties, 556-552 (home) and 494-415 (away) in Section-D during the third week of the CCI Kekoo Nicholson BSAM Billiards League 2019.

Meanwhile, Chembur Gymkhana billiards team CG ‘Gladiators’ maintained their terrific winning run of form as they tamed Park Club’s team PCL ‘Beach Boys Also’ by convincing margins, 641-543 in the away fixture and 660-548 in their home game to registers their sixth successive win in Section-F.

Gladiators comprising of Loukic Pathare, Aditya Agrawal, Megh Shah and Sagar Madan, who replaced Agrawal for the third round of matches, finished with an enviable all-win record having won all six matches and they also pocketed all the 18 frames. They topped the section with 15 points including three bonus points.

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Bombay Gymkhana outfit BG ‘Phantoms’ clinched the second spot behind Gladiators and also qualified for the knockout phase of the competition. Phantoms scored crucial wins against Catholic Gymkhana team Catholic ‘Rebel’ by pulling off a 563-420 victory at home and followed it with a 577-467 success in the away tie to clinch their fourth win and finish with 10 points including two bonus points.

Shivaji Park Gymkhana also had a great run winning all six matches to end with a tally 15 points (12 + 3 bonus points) to grab the top spot in Section-F. Central Railway’s CRMI ‘Star Blue’ with 10 points from 4 wins and two bonus points qualified as the second team from this section.

Scores (third week)

Section-B: MBPT Sports ‘Kings’ Vs MCF ‘Tough Men’ (home 638-630, away 429-552).

Section-D: ECC ‘Elfies Stars’ Vs JVPG ‘Strugglers’ (584-453, 644-634); KG ‘A’ Vs CG ‘Titans’ (556-552, 494-415).

Section-E: Catholic ‘Rebels’ Vs BG ‘Phantoms’ (467-577, 420-563); PCL ‘Beach Boys Also’ Vs CG ‘Gladiators’ (543-641, 548-660 ).

Section-F: JVPG ‘Superlative’ Vs CRMI ‘Star Blue’ (354-536, 376-528); NSCI ‘A’ Vs SPG ‘Gentelmen’ (506-661, 578-620).

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