Fiji Time: 5:03 PM on Sunday 30 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Prasad in top spot

Zanzeer Singh
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

JITEN Prasad maintained his number one status after winning the Paradise Beverages second National Snooker Rankings Championship A Grade division at the Lautoka Club on Sunday.

He defeated Pritesh Khatri 4-1 in the final. Interestingly both players hail from the Sam Super Pool Club.

In the semi-final, Jiten downed Tony Cen while Khatri beat veteran Ali Hussein.

Brothers Rahil and Sahil Prasad faced off in the B Grade final. Rahil defeated the younger Sahil 3-1.

In the semi-final Rahil beat Raman Lal while Sahil defeated Francis Ram.

Billiards and Snooker Association president Praveen Maharaj said they completed the tournament on time despite playing extra matches on Sunday.

Maharaj said Jiten showed good potting skills against Khatri.

"Jiten was our best performer at the Oceania Championship in Australia last month and continues his fine form in the rankings event," he said.

"In the B Grade, the bothers Rahil and Sahil impressed. They have been practising together daily and proved themselves at the tournament.

"We are grateful to Paradise Beverages for all the support."

The third National Rankings Championship will also be played in Lautoka. South Seas Club will be the main venue. The competition will be held from July 12-13.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65730.6383
JPY 54.283651.2836
GBP 0.37250.3645
EUR 0.44340.4314
NZD 0.70770.6747
AUD 0.64900.6240
USD 0.48450.4675

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th, April, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Kepa clarifies change
  2. USP wage dispute
  3. Dialysis cost
  4. Health need
  5. Health safety focus
  6. Cruise liner visit brings good cash
  7. Raw talents mesmerise judges
  8. NFP youth forum
  9. Ranking subject to debate
  10. Minister pleads for reading habit

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mystery chests Friday (28 Apr)
  2. Salaries reduced Thursday (27 Apr)
  3. Luveni: Drug shortage not urgent Tuesday (25 Apr)
  4. PM upsets church Tuesday (25 Apr)
  5. Villagers defy State sacking Thursday (27 Apr)
  6. Assault allegation Saturday (29 Apr)
  7. Hard work never fails Thursday (27 Apr)
  8. Biman 'removed' Friday (28 Apr)
  9. Her dream a reality Tuesday (25 Apr)
  10. A mother's sacrifice Monday (24 Apr)