ONGC player Sourav Kothari won the All India National “A” level Snooker Championship 2021 held in Hyderabad from 10 to 14 February 2021. This was the first snooker championship after a gap of one year.
Sourav with his trophy
In the semi-final Sourav defeated the current National Snooker Champion Aditya Mehta of Indian Oil (5-3), former national No 2 E Panduranga Rao (4-2) in the quarter-final.
In the final, Sourav maintained his lead over Ishpreet Singh since the start in the first session and then cemented that lead to win 6-2 by defeating Ishpreet Singh, the current National 6 Reds.