India to meet Pakistan in final of World Cup Team Snooker

Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra helped India beat the Iran side 3-2 in Doha on Friday to set up the final against Pakistan.

File Image of India's Pankaj Advani in action during the CCI Open Snooker Championship 2018 in Mumbai.   -  Arunangsu Roy Chowdhury

India will face Pakistan in the summit clash of the IBSF World Cup Team Snooker event after the pair of Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra beat the Iran side 3-2 in Doha on Friday.

Advani and Chandra won their single matches but the duo went down in the doubles frame. Then, Advani fell short against Amir Sarkhosh to bring about the decider.

Manan, using his experience and attacking style of playing snooker, grabbed the final frame in style to take the Indian team to the finals.

In the final, India will take on Pakistan which beat Hong Kong 3-2

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