Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta continued their winning streak to remain on course to qualify for the knock-out stage of the Asian Six Red & Team Championship 2016 in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. While Advani beat Palestine's Khaled Alastal 5-0, Mehta defeated Saudi Arabia's Ahmed Asseri 5-3.
According to team coach Derek Sippy, Pankaj has not lost a frame in all his 3 matches, while Aditya has dropped just 2 frames.
Manan Chandra lost his 2nd match but made amends to beat Mohammed Saleh of Afghanistan 5-3. Kamal Chawla picked up his game from the previous day and got past Thailand's Yuttapop Pakpoj 5-3.
Scores: Manan Chandra lost to Abdul Rehman al Shamshi (UAE) 4-5; Aditya Mehta beat Ahmed Asseri (Saudi Arabia) 5-2; Kamal Chawla bt Yutapop Pakpoj 5-3; Manan Chandra bt Saleh Mohammed (Afghanistan) 5-3; Pankaj Advani beat Khaled Alastal (Palestine) 5-0.