Mumbai : SPG Billiardiers, riding on the twin wins of Devendra Joshi, sidelined Rrockets by three frames to two in an absorbing and well-contested second qualifier (semi-final) encounter of the BSAM 2nd Videocon-Billiards Premier League.
The former World pro billiards runner-up, who is the icon player in Billiardiers line-up, showed good form to win the third and the deciding fifth frames to seal the outcome of the match in favour of his team and confirm their place in the grand finale.
Billiardiers will get an opportunity to avenge their loss to Mumbai Stars in qualifier-I as they once again meet in the final.
Qualifier-II: SPG Billiardiers beat Rrockets 3-2 (Ishpreet Singh Chadha (-100) lost Dhvaj Haria (-190) 159-291(96, 95*); Shekhar Surve & C.S. Puranik (-50) bt Raajeev Sharma & Satbir Narula (-55) 151-90; Devendra Joshi (-190) bt Manav Panchal (-60) 290(92)-101; Ishpreet lost Dhvaj 89-290(148, 100); Joshi bt Satbir Narula (-40) 290-113.