It has been decided to add two more squads: Squad 11 and Squad 12 and the revised schedule for 25th July will be as follows:
Lane conditioning will take place at 10:35 PM
Squad 11 will start at 11:00 PM
Squad 12 will start at 12:25 PM
For Squads 11 and 12, please note bowlers in Grade A and Open categories may reserve their squads.
Graded B masters: Last MQ Round for Graded B Masters will be Squad 9 i.e, Squad starting at 9:10 pm. Due to higher number of bowlers competing to qualify for the masters round in Graded B, please note that preference will be given for all Men's Graded B bowlers in Squad 9.
Women's Graded masters: Last MQ Round for Women's Graded Masters will be Squad 8 i.e, Squad starting at 7:45 pm.
Special Note :
Anuradha Sarda and Shilpi Jaiswal ~ Please note that your slots are accommodated in Squad 8 instead of Squad 9 as it is the last squad for Women's Graded Masters Qualifying.
H V Sarda, N T Ganesh, Anand Babu and Abhishek ~ Please note that you might want to reschedule your planned MQ's for Squad 9 so that you can accommodate Group B bowlers from your State in this Squad.
Change in schedule on 26th July :
Women 's Graded Masters :
Check in at 7 30 am .
Masters Round Will start at 8 am instead of 9.30 am
Men's Graded B Masters
Check in at 9 30 am .
Masters Round will start at 10 am ..
All participants are requested to kindly note the above mentioned points and plan their MQ's accordingly.
Former Bangalore Open Champ Shabbir Dhankot (TN) finally found his rhythm and scored his highest block with 666. Shabbir is currently placed 2nd in Outstation pool with total pinfall of 1287.
17 year old Kishan R of Karnataka played steadily to score his highest block of 659.Kishan, the 4th player in the Championship to score 1300 series in best 2 blocks of 3 games, is topping the Mixed pool with total pinfall of 1306.
Anukriti Bishnoi ( Haryana ) currently the only woman to figure in Top 14, is the cut with total pinfall of 1223.
Men's Graded A :
Vikas Khurana of Delhi who Scored 613 and 571 is in 2nd position in outstation pool .
Akaram Baig of TN ( 1179 ) scored his highest block of 617 ..is behind Vikas by 5 pins
Men's Graded B :
Ramesh L of Karnataka ( 1170) And Vamsi Mohan ( 1151) of A.P consolidated their positions to qualify for the Masters Round.
Women's Graded :
Chethana R ( 1048 ) of Karnataka and Anuradha Sarda ( 1002) of Delhi improved by 52 pins and 82 pins respectively.