IBSF World Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani wins record 22nd world title

One of India’s most consistent sportspersons, Pankaj Advani, on Sunday increased his tally of world titles to 22 by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship here. The 34-year-old has brought home a world trophy every year ever since returning from a professional stint in the UK in 2014. In the short format of billiards, this is Pankaj’s fifth title in the last six years. “It’s such a touch-and-go format and so unpredictable that winning this four years on the trot and five out of the last six is extremely special,”...

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