Pankaj Advani wins snooker championship opener
Advani, who came back from 0-3 to win, is scheduled to play home favourite Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and England's Andrew Higginson Tuesday.
Meanwhile, in Group C, Indian champion Aditya Mehta had mixed results as he lost his opening match to Li Hang of China 4-5, but recovered to beat Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon of Thailand 5-4 to remain in contention for a knock-out berth.
Advani is clubbed with Shaun Murphy (England), Andrew Higginson (England) and the legendary Steve Davis (England) besides Nuan and Un-Nooh. Mehta has to contend with Mark Williams (Wales), Peter Ebdon (England) and Ken Doherty (Ireland) apart from Hang and Tirapongpaiboon.
Following the emergency meeting to discuss the fallout of the spot-fixing controversy in the ongoing Indian Premiere League (IPL), BCCI Pres... More Following the emergency meeting to discuss the fallout of the spot-fixing controversy in the ongoing Indian Premiere League (IPL), BCCI President N Srinivasan informed that the board has ordered an internal probe into the matter and Ravi Sawani has been appointed as Commissioner for the investigation.
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