Saim, Aftab overpower World, National Champions in Snooker pre-quarter

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KARACHI, June 1 (APP): Abu Saim and Shahid Aftab outplayed World Snooker Champion Muhammad Asif and National Champion Muhammad Bilal in Pre-quarter of Jubilee Insurance 2nd Ranking Snooker Championship 2016
on Wednesday.

While Babar Masih was victorious in the championship organized at a local Hotel.

Saim won against Asif without facing much resistance in the match by 5-1 with frames scores of 46-39, 73-35, 70-15, 23-64, 77-31, 68-37.

Similarly, Aftab became victorious against Bilal much easily by 5-1 with frames of 74-26, 0-97, 42-83, 63-50, 74-20, 62-19, 59-49. He also compiled the break of 74 in fifth frame.

Ian Mark John and Muhammad Asif Toba defeated Abdul Jawed and Shahram Changezi by 5-4 and 5-0 where John and Jawed gave the tough time to each other but Toba won against Changezi without facing much resistance in match.

While, Muhammad Sajjad compiled the highest break of 104 on the day.

On Thursday would be quarter final of Championship
2016 which would be played on the basis of Best of 9 Frames.

It would be between Abu Saim (Pjb) v Ian Mark John (Sindh), Muhammad Asif Toba (Pjb) v Babar Masih (Pjb), Shahid Aftab (Pjb) v Sohail Shehzad (Sindh) and Asjad Iqbal (Pjb) v Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) Results of Today (Wednesday) Ian Mark John (Sindh) bt Abdul Jawed (Pjb) 5-4 (0-1, 42-51, 30-74, 69-39, 64-16, 19-81, 83-42, 75-71, 99-0(99),) Muhammad Asif Toba (Pjb) bt Shahram Changezi (Isb) 5-0 (93-15, 77-42, 79-51, 56-45, 73-66)
Babar Masih (Pjb) bt Sharjeel Mehmood (KPK) 5-1
(107-29(104), 76-37, 72-17, 50-54, 107-10(53), 83-16)
Sohail Shehzad (Sindh) bt Zulfiqar A.Qadir (Sindh) 5-4
(68-09(68), 24-65, 75-43, 33-75(66), 28-65(61), 11-58, 71-11(69), 62-36(55), 60-37) Asjad Iqbal (Pjb) bt Muhammad Ijaz (Pjb) 5-3 (12-67, 81-01, 52-44, 83-42(42), 78-43(51), 25-75, 31-55, 123-0(83),)
Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) bt Muhammad Faheem (Pjb) 5-2
(58-21, 65-16, 02-66, 63-33, 61-48, 33-72, 104-0(104)