Ali Carter completed a sensational comeback to reach the quarter finals of the World Snooker Championships (Imago)

It’s not often I write about snooker. It’s probably even less common for any of you to read anything about it. But watching the highlights of the second session between Judd Trump and Ali Carter, and in particular Frame 10, brought forth every facet of the game that makes it such an addictively watchable sport.

The brilliance of snooker is that every single frame is so much more different than sceptics of the game would have you believe, and the first two frames of yesterday’s Trump-Carter session encapsulated that.

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