Hossein hits the maximum

Hossein Vafaei Ayouri - Iran Hossein Vafaei Ayouri - Iran IBSF Media

Hossein Vafaei Ayouri of Iran today hits the maximum 147 during his semi final match against Mateusz Baranowski of Poland here in IBSF World Under-21 Snooker at Al-Fujairah, UAE

This maximum is the first ever 147 in the history of IBSF World Under-21 championships. He made this 147 in the fifth frame.

Slowly and steadily Hossein started his campaign in semi final match and soon he was leading 4-0 against Baranowski. In fifth frame he got first perfect long shot and landed safely for black from where he started picking red-black combination to score the 147.

However, Baranowski replied with a century break of 112 to claim first frame. He won the couple of more frames but Hossein scored two more breaks of 83 and 59 to close the match proceedings 7-3 and entered into final.

Post match, Hossein admitted he planned this 147 after potting the third red. From there the he went alongwith the flow and it happened.

His post match interview:

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