88 players came for the 2017 World Snooker Men Championship and just two remain, as Pankaj Advani of India and Amir Sarkhosh from Iran go head to head to become the 2017 IBSF World Snooker Champion.
After nine days of intense of competition at Al-Arabi Sports Complex, it all comes down to this as both the right-handers battle it out over the best of 15 for the title. The match is split into two sessions, starting at 10 AM tomorrow followed by 1PM and after that prize distribution.
After reaching the semi-finals, Pankaj Advani faced a tough competition from the 15-year-old Austrian champion, Florian Nüßle and finally beaten him 7-4. Indeed this match remained one of the high-quality match.
Initially Florian was leading 2-1 when Advani rallied three worthy breaks of 57,67 and 50 to led 4-2.
Later two frames Advani lost on black ball and lead reduced to 5-4. That was alarming situation for Advani and he accelerated with decent 48 points break in 10th and 80 in 11th frame to confirm his entry into the final.
In next semi-final, Amir Sarkhosh reached into the final to see Advani. He defeated his compatriot Ehsan Heydari Nezhad 7-6.
The way Ehsan led 6-3, it appeared he would reach to final but from 10th frame Sarkhosh taken full control and secured final berth.
The final will be LIVE ON ALKASS TV. For Internet, www.alkass.net.