Saeed, Umairuddin win in Sindh Cup

KARACHI: Saeed Ahmed and Umairuddin edged out their respective rivals after five-set thrillers on the seventh and final day of the first round matches in the 19th Sindh Cup Snooker Tournament 2010-11 here at the Snooker Zone, located on Tariq Road, on Monday.
Saeed Ahmed overcame Junaid Shaikh 3-2 while Umairuddin outwitted Waqas Nazir 3-2.
The first round of the knockout phase in which a total of 112 matches were played over seven successive days ended on Monday. The second round matches of the tournament, also serving as the qualifying rounds for the National Snooker Championship 2011, will commence on Tuesday (today).

First round results:
Farid Tayyab bt Abdul Wahab 3-2; Anjum Gagan bt Zakir Khan 3-0; Mohammad Zaid bt Mohammad Waqas 3-0; Humam Agha bt Salman Raza 3-0; Iqbal Ahmed bt Adnan Khan 3-1; Mohammad Ayaz bt Mohammad Ramzan 3-0; Tariq Jamali bt Fahim Bakhsh 3-0; Shahbaz Ali bt Qamar Zaidi 3-0; Arsal Butt bt Ahmed Raza 3-1; Qasim Ahmed bt Mohammad Abid 3-0; Naved Ahmed bt Mohammad Faisal 3-0; Abdul Samad bt Nabeel Ahmed 3-0; Saeed Ahmed bt Junaid Shaikh 3-2; Moid Ishtiaq bt Khurram Khan 3-0; Sadaqat Ali bt Abdul Khaliq 3-1; Umairuddin bt Waqas Nazir 3-2; Yasir Ali bt Mohammad Ansab 3-0; Mohammad Aqib bt Mohammad Waqas 3-1; Azhar Bhatti bt Ian Mark John 3-1; Faraz Ahmed bt Ali Majeed 3-0; Shahrukh Siddiqui bt Bilal Ahmed 3-0; Naeem Ahmed bt Mohammad Siddiq 3-0; Faizan Ali bt Owais Ali 3-0; Akhtar Zaib bt Murtaza Naqvi 3-0; Irfan Ahmed bt Naz Ahmed 3-0; Abdul Rahim Bhatti bt Mohsin Javed 3-0; Ali Raza bt Taha Karim 3-0; Hidayatullah bt Munawwar Ali 3-0.