ISLAMABAD Mohammad Asif Toba defeated defending champion Mohammad Sajjad by 6-5 in the first semi final of the second NBP National Ranking Snooker Championship, 2010 here at the PSB Snooker Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex on Tuesday. In the first semi final, Mohammad Asif Tobba defeated Mohammad Sajjad by 6-5 in a well-contested 11 frames affair. The final score-line was 42-52, 17-66, 64-45, 49-70, 68-38, 72-36, 24-90 (80), 14-84, 55-07, 53-21 and 75-31. Defending champion Mohammad Sajjad started the match with bang and won first two frames comfortably by 52-42 and 66-17. However, Asif Toba reduced the deficit by winning the third game at 64-45. However, in the fourth game, Sajjad claimed the frame by 70-49. Later, after completing eight frames, defending champion was leading by 5-3. But, Asif reset himself and showed his peak performance and won the next three frames with big difference, as he conceded just 7, 21 and 31 in last three games respectively.