Lama, Shrestha thru

KATHMANDU: Som Lama and Bikash Shrestha advanced to the final of the Nepal Open Snooker Tournament here at the National Sports Council covered hall on Wednesday.

In the semi-finals, Lama edged past Chhopel Sherpa 5-1, while Shrestha saw off Bikash Maharjan 5-4 to set the title clash. The final match will be played on Thursday. The winner will take home Rs 101,000 and runner-up will receive Rs 50,000. The two losing semi-finalists Sherpa and Maharjan will get Rs 15,000 each.