Advani-Mehta duo lifts World Team Snooker title

Advani-Mehta duo lifts World Team Snooker title

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Mandalay (Myanmar), Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian team comprising Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta beat a Thailand outfit to emerge world champions in the IBSF World Snooker Team event here on Wednesday.
Pankaj, who recently won a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship, grabbed his 23rd World title while Aditya claimed his maiden. The Indian pair won the opener 65-31.
Advani then lost the second 9-69 but thanks to a 55 break from Mehta, the doubles tie went to India.
India then were 3-2 up and needed two frames in the best-of-nine final to win.
Pankaj hit a 52 break to take India within one frame of the title in the second doubles frame.
Mehta sealed the deal for India by beating his Thai opponent 83-9 in the seventh.
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