Asif begins Asian C’ship campaign in style

Karachi: World Champion Mohammad Asif recorded an immaculate 40 victory against Sri Lankan Ryan Somarathne on the opening day of Jubilee Insurance 29th Asian Snooker Championship here Saturday at Sheraton Hotel.

Muhammad Asif displayed high skills to outclass the Sri Lankan cueist also scoring a break of 119 before registering a formidable 7039, 1097800, 1251190, 6032 victory.

Moreover, Pakistani cueists Muhammad Sajjad and Hamza Akber also won their respective matches on the opening day.

Other scores:
Muhammad Sajjad Pak bt Ali Jalil Ali Iraq 42
8051, 5846, 0101101, 5381, 71516458, 7927

Hamza Akber Pak bt Wang yuchin China 41
8107, 6820, 8501, 527450, 5321
Saleh Muhammad Afg bt Enkhjargal Enkhbaatar Mong 41
5041, 0110898, 816343, 8922, 6139
Aamir Sarkosh iran bt Imran Shehzad Pak 41
2493, 5437, 836932, 74740, 74510
Omar Al Kojah Sya bt Yuttapop Pakpoj Thai42
7058, 2173, 6846, 2283, 6961, 6455
Fung Kwok Wai Hk bt Mohsen Aziz Bukhshaisha Qat 42
865526, 6560, 6010, 238259, 169689, 110770
Ehsan Heydarinezhad Iran bt Abu Saim Pak 43
8231, 7846, 187, 5567, 8448, 3560, 9126