Former World Champion and Asian Games Gold medalist Praput Chaithanasukan from Thailand shown his master-class performance to reach in the final of Asian Billiards Championship 2019. Today he beat 21-time World Champion and title defender Pankaj Advani 5-3 in the semi-final match to confirm his berth for the final. Praput stayed lucky in first game where Advani missed on 98 and Praput crafted 57 points game winning break to take initial lead. Though Advani recovered in second game with a classy break of 102 points but after that Praput dominated with his all-around game and sent two breaks of 87 and 68 to take 3-1 lead. A bit luck also came to Advani when Praput missed on 76 and Advani pulled the game by reaching 100 points. But this was only temporary as Praput sent another break of 101 to maintain the lead. However, Advani managed to take one more frame but couldn’t stop Praput who sent match winning break of 65 points and outclassed defending champion Advani. Though the word luck is mentioned couple of time here but there isn’t only luck, hardwork of Praput was the key factor. In his yesterday’s quarter final match against Dhvaj Haria of India, Praput was down by 1-4 when he started accelerating and defeated him 5-4. That match remained good tutorial for the youngsters present in venue and keen to learn English Billiards.

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