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Day 2 of Snooker World Cup brings several surprises

Updated : 2019-06-26
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Day 2 of Snooker World Cup brings several surprises
China's A team of Ding Junhui and Yan Bingtao still dominated in group A. [Photo/IC]

China's two teams remained at the top of their respective groups on June 25, the second day of the 2019 Snooker World Cup.

In the afternoon, China's B team of Liang Wenbo and Zhou Yuelong met an unexpected challenge in Malta's amateur player Brian Cini. The team required a deciding frame before beating Malta 3-2.

Day 2 of Snooker World Cup brings several surprises

Brian Cini of Malta plays a shot to China B in the Group D match during the Beverly 2019 Snooker World Cup in Wuxi on June 25 June. [Photo/IC]

The Welsh duo of Mark Williams and Ryan Day shared the first position in group D with China B after beating Australia 4-1.

China's A team of Ding Junhui and Yan Bingtao still dominated in group A after defeating Norway 4-1.

Group B saw fierce competition, with Hong Kong's team of Andy Lee and Ka Wei Cheung stealing two points from England and Northern Ireland each day. However, Northern Ireland still secured the first position.

Saudi Arabia made history after winning their first ever World Cup match, beating Iran 3-2 in a showdown that can only be described as intense.

Day 2 of Snooker World Cup brings several surprises

England's Jack Lisowski earns himself a victory for his 28th birthday along with his partner against the Republic of Ireland. [Photo by Xiao Da/chinadaily.com.cn]

England's Jack Lisowski earned himself a victory for his 28th birthday along with his partner Kyren Wilson, after the two defeated the Republic of Ireland 3-2 and occupied second place in the group.

Scotland and Belgium are tied for top spot in group C after a 4-1 defeat of the UAE.

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