YMCA Mumbai District carrom tournament: Salman Khan scores upset win

Mumbai: Unseeded Salman Khan of MLWB (MLWB), Naigaon scored a stunning 25-2, 6-25, 25-12 win over Federation Cup champion and third seed Mohd Ghufran of Indian Oil in an men’s singles fourth round of the 6th Muthoot Finance-Bombay YMCA Mumbai District ranking carrom, at the Procter YMCA branch, Agripada, Mumbai Central, here on Thursday.

Top seed Zahid Ahmed of Air India survived before beating the unseeded Salim Shaikh of YMCA, 25-9, 16-25, 25-10, while second seed Girish Tambe of MCGM had an easy outing against Hitendra Patel of BEST Sports Club 25-0, 25-1 to advance to the last 16 round. World champion and fourth seed Prashant More of Reserve Bank of India also progressed to the pre-quarter-final round recording an authoritative 25-8, 25-0 win against Ankit Mohite of Vijay CC in another fourth round encounter.

Men singles (4th round): S alman Khan (MLWB) bt Mohd Ghufran (Indian Oil) 25-2, 6-25, 25-12; Zahid Ahmed (Air India) bt Salim Shaikh (YMCA) 25-9, 16-25, 25-10; Girish Tambe (MCGM) bt Hitendra Patel (BEST) 25-0, 25-1; Dilesh khedekar (DGA) bt Sandeep Dive (Air India) 13-25, 25-18, 25-12; Faizan Ansari (S.S. Group) bt Sachin Ghatkamle (Mazagon Docks) 25-0, 25-11; Fahim Kazi (Worli SC) bt Nilesh Kori (Shivtara) 25-12, 25-5; Abhishek Bharti (S.S. Group) bt Supesh Kamtekar (MCGM) 25-3, 25-8; Sandeep Deorukhkar bt Vivek Bharti (Shivtara) 25-19, 25-3; Nitin Parmar(Worli SC) bt Ali Shaikh (Vijay CC) 25-0, 12-25, 25-8; Prashant More (RBI) bt Ankit Mohite (Vijay CC) 25-8, 25-0; Jeetendra Kale (DGA) bt Anant Gayatri (MLWB) 25-0, 25-20; Hareshwar Betvanshi (SS Group) bt Gopal Panchal (AGO) 25-6, 25-5; Vikas Dhariya (MCGM) bt Praful More (Income Tax) 25-0, 25-16; Amol Sawardekar (MLWB) bt Siddhant Wadwalkar (S.S. Group) 25-11, 25-19; Rahul Solanki (Shivtara) bt Omkar Tilak (A.K. Foundation) 25-9, 25-11

Don Bosco advance
Don Bosco International, Matunga overpowered Gundecha School, Andheri defeat them by a 5-0 in the boys under-11 MSSA inter-school basketball, here at the Azad maiden court on Thursday.

Don Bosco, Matunga A: 16 bt Bombay Scottish, Mahim: 07; St. Dominic Savio, Andheri: 02 bt Campion, Cooperage: 01; Vibgyor High School, Goregaon A: 30 bt Rustomjee International, Dahisar: 03; Vibgyor High School, Malad A: 13 bt St. Mary’s, Mazgaon A: 09; Don Bosco Internation, Matunga: 40 bt Gundecha, Kandivali B: 0

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