Aditya loses concentration and match
Aditya lost his second round match rather than Anthony McGill winning it in Northern Ireland Open Snooker Tournament in Belfast.
For a berth in last 32 round, Aditya started the match with a decent break of 53 and clinch the first frame by 71-0. Second frame saw fortune swings both ways and at one time score was tied at 47 all when Aditya gives four penalty points on foul. That was not proved costly and Aditya took the second frame by 82-47 to take firm grip on the match.
Aditya than compiled elegant break of 72 in the third frame to go three-nil up in the match. He took the third frame by 72-19. Till that time Aditya was playing street smart snooker and Anthony was not finding his form.
After trailing 0-3 in frame Anthony took deep breath before the start of the fourth frame and regains his composure by compiling a break of 66 to reduce the gap by 1-3. The score of third frame was 76-9.
Fifth frame was the best opportunity for Indian star to clinch the frame and the match but luck deserted him and Anthony did not lose his concentration and took it by 65-56. After gaining two frames Anthony did not look back and clinch the sixth frame by 64-14 to level the frame score at 3-3.
The deciding frame was also evenly contested between two fine players but again Anthony shows his class and temperament to capture the frame 61-30 and the match to enter in the round of 32.
Aditya will play his next match with 30th ranked Belgian Luca Brecel in first round of UK Championship on 23.11.2016 at 08.00 pm IST.
RKG Snooker wishes him good luck in his future assignments.