Odisha’s Ashutosh Padhy knocks out defending champion and multiple awards winner Pankaj Advani in Senior National Snooker Championship 2018 in Bengaluru. Pankaj Advani is a 20-time Senior National winner and defending champion.
Born on November 5, 1996, Ashutosh, child of previous Odisha minister Surama Padhy is at present seeking a law degree in Mumbai and he prepares under Sanjay Sawant.
Worth specifying, he is the fourth player to accomplish cap trap in a national title, after Geet Sethi, Pankaj Advani, and Dhvaj Haria.
In the meantime, CM Naveen Patnaik has complimented Ashutosh over the win.
“Congrats Ashutosh Padhy. You have made history for Odisha by vanquishing ruling champion and 18-time title holder Pankaj Advani in the Senior National Snooker Championship at Bangalore. Odisha is glad for your excellent accomplishment. Want you to enjoy all that life has to offer for the competition,” Patnaik tweeted.