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Indian women team in final of World Team snooker

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 06 October 2013, 06:17 PM

Vidya Pillai and Arantxa Sanchis played superbly as India1 edged past England 2-1 to breeze into the final of the 2013 IBSF World Team (Women) Snooker Championship in Carlow, Ireland.

Arantxa began well for India as he beat Hannah Jones comfortably 62-25 but Vidya struggled in second frame where Maria Catalano exhibited some excellent shots to pull the frame 70-50 to level the match again.

However, Vidya recovered from the loss and retaliated with magnificent shots in doubles frame. She crafted small but effective breaks to gain a 50-points lead (64-14).

Catalano fought valiantly but Vidya sealed the frame 66-19.

On the other side, team India2 lost to team HongKong1 in straight set of frames 0-2.

Both the ladies, Chitra M. and Varsha Sanjeev did not play upto the mark. However, being in semifinals, they will share joint bronze medal alongwith team England.

First Published: Sunday, October 06, 2013 06:15 PM
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