Abhishek Dhudasiya of Tamil Nadu won the Men's Graded ‘A’ Division Title at the Wissen 3rd Bangalore Open Tenpin Bowling Championships – 2017 being held at the Amoeba Bowling Center, Church Street, Bangalore.
In the Masters Round, held this morning, where Top 20 bowlers bowled 8 games block to decide the winner based on total pinfall. Abhishek bowled quite consistently, scoring 6 games above 200 and ending up with total pinfall of 1674 and an impressive average of 209.25.
The 22-year-old Abhishek finished 91 pins ahead of Salman Khan of Karnataka who finished 2nd with total pinfall of 1583. Former International Antony Rajkumar (1535) of Karnataka finished 3rd.
In the Masters Round of Open Division, out of 16 bowlers who made the Cut, 8 bowlers are from Karnataka. Vijay Punjabi of Karnataka is injured and in his place, 1st Reserve Surendra Babu from TamilNadu will play this evening.
All 16 bowlers will bowl 8 games this evening and 8 games tomorrow morning. Top 4 bowlers, based on cumulative pinfall of 16 games will move to the Knock-Out Stepladder round. The Finals will be held at 5 pm tomorrow.
Shoumick Datta and Kishan R, both 17-year-old, of Karnataka made the cut in the Open Division of the Wissen 3rd Bangalore Open Tenpin Bowling Championships - 2017. On the final day of Qualifying rounds, Shoumick Datta scored an impressive 692 (207, 237 and 248) and 651 in 2 blocks of 3 games to finish with total pinfall of 1343 and comfortably making it to the Masters Round. And Kishan R had qualified earlier with total pinfall of 1306.
Open Division :
Shabbirr Dhankot (1438) of TamilNadu and Defending Champion Dhruv Sarda (1417) of Delhi are still on top. 7 Men from Karnataka are likely to make it to the Masters Round.
First Round of Masters of Open category will be held tomorrow evening.
Men's Graded A :
In Men's Graded A category, 7 Men Bowlers led by 17-year-old Misam Rizvi at the Top are in the race to qualify for the Masters Round.
The Masters Round Finals of Men’s Graded A will be held tomorrow morning and
Men's Graded B :
In the Men' s Graded Division Finals, Susil Adam of Tamil Nadu (1537) was the winner, Praveen Kumar of Karnataka (1522) finished Runner Up and Ziauddin of TamilNadu (1433) finished 3rd.