Pankaj Advani Leads Indian Challenge at World Billiards in Leeds, Oct 18 (IANS): Pankaj Advani spearheads a strong Indian challenge in the first ever unified World Billiards Championship, commencing here Saturday with as many as 65 players, including defending champions Mike Russell and Bangalorean Revanna Umadevi in the fray.

The tournament is being jointly organised by two world governing bodies. The newly-formed World Billiards Ltd has brought together the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF)…