Shrestha wins title

KATHMANDU: Regan Shrestha defeated Raj Kapali 6-1 to win the title of the second Rangasala Nationwide Snooker Tournament here on Tuesday. Shrestha registered a 78-13, 75-28, 44-78, 92-35, 84-34, 125-1, 58-24 victory to win the trophy and a cheque of Rs 100,000. He earned Rs 10,000 extra as the highest breaker when he accumulated 76 points in the final. Kapali pocketed Rs 50,000, while losing semi-finalists Bikash Shrestha and Aman Karki received Rs 15,000 each. Aman Karki was named the best player of the tournament, while Wangchuk Tamang received the upcoming player’s award. A total of 64 players from 22 districts took part in the tournament organised by a team of former and current players.