DEFENDING champions, Maria Patel and Sala Taylor, retained the women's pairs title in the 56th ANZ South Pacific Bowling Carnival at the Suva Bowling Club yesterday.
The event, which was postponed following heavy rain on Thursday, was completed before rain once again washed the greens yesterday afternoon.
Patel and Taylor defeated Hagars team from Papua New Guinea (PNG) 21-15 for a successive win.
In the men's and women's fours event, which started yesterday, recorded mixed results.
Defending men's fours champions Ratish Lal, Abdul Kalim, Mazid Khan and Santok Singh looks on track and will play Peter Juni's team in the semis today.
The other semi-final will see Australian Rob Chasers team taking on compatriot Mathew Robinson's side.
In the womens fours, Lavenia Ratumudus team will be up against Sala Gukivulis side while Marica Reynolds takes on Martha Naua.
Chairman of the organising committee of the carnival, Peter Thaggard hoped the weather holds up today so they could complete the tournament by this afternoon.
Thaggard predicted the final day of the competition to be a thriller.
Meanwhile, the annual South Pacific Bowling Carnival, which started on Monday, recorded the biggest number of bowlers in recent times.
Over 120 bowlers, an increase of 40 compared to last year, participated in the tournament.