India’s Sourav Kothari stormed into the final of the Pacific International Billiards with a thrilling win over Dhvaj Haria in Melbourne yesterday. Reigning world billiards champion Kothari will now take today on multiple times world champion Peter Gilchrist of Singapore in the final. Gilchrist beat in-form Dhruv Sitwala of India, 1250-823.
The semifinals was an absolute thriller with highly talented Haria as Kothari beat him 1250-1094 points. Kothari had become the first Indian to win a Triple Crown event by bagging the Pacific International Snooker Championship – The Reventon Classic earlier this week.