Pankaj Advani set to defend 6-red snooker title at Asian meet

Vastavam web:  Ace cueist Pankaj Advani is set to defend his 6-red snooker title with India fielding a strong team at the Asian 6-Red Snooker and Team Championships scheduled here over the next one week.The Indian contingent will be spearheaded by 16-time world champion Advani. He will accompanied by Kamal Chawla, Faisal Khan, Malkeet Singh besides former billiards player Ashok Shandilya, who will be here as a coach.”This will be the final Continental Championship before the World events commence in August. Therefore, I’m looking to add another medal, preferably gold again, and maintain my good run for the season so far.”

When asked how the second half of the year is looking, Advani said, “Once this event is over, I’ll be gearing up for the IBSF World 6-red Snooker Championship in Egypt in August, followed by another world event in Bangkok in September.”Then it’ll be time for Billiards where I’ll be defending the World Title in the point format in India.