ISLAMABAD – Pakistan 2 team comprising Babar Masih and M Asif defeated Pakistan 1 consisting of Asjad Iqbal and M Sajjad by 5-4 to clinch the IBSF World Team Snooker Championship 2017 gold medal while Pak 1 won the silver medal.

Both the Pakistani teams displayed quality snooker skills and were equal at 4-4, but in the final and decisive frame, Pak 2 team played some outstanding snooker to beat Pak 2 team.

Earlier in the semifinals, Pak 1 team outclassed Wales team by 4-0, with the scores of 67-59, 95-0, 65-52, 65-48 while Pak 2 trounced Ireland by 4-0 as the score was 86-04(52), 109-31(66), 63-50, 95-71.

Pakistan Billiard and Snooker Association (PBSA) officials extended heartiest felicitations to the players and termed it historic achievement.