Out of total eight players representation from the host nation in the 2017 World Men Snooker championship, only Ahmed Saif, Bashar Abdulmajeed, and Ali Alobaidli abled to qualify for knockout stage of Last-64.
Two-time world snooker champion from India and one of the strong title contender in this event, Pankaj Advani compiled a tournament highest break of 138 so far, in the last frame of his last group stage. He surpassed the previous best of 136 set by Igor Figueiredo of Brazil few days ago.
Today’s highlight was the match between Luo Honghao of China and India’s young talent, Laxman Rawat. Laxman won that 4-1 showing excellent break building technique with two centuries and a 91 in response to Luo’s 109 in second frame.