- Pakistan cueist Babar Masih loses IBSF 6-Pink Cup to India’s Pankaj Advani.
- Babar received a silver medal in Doha contest.
- At one level, Babar got here near levelling competitors in nail-biting closing body.
KARACHI: Pakistan’s Babar Masih went down preventing 7-5 towards India’s Pankaj Advani within the closing of the IBSF 6-Pink World Cup to accept a silver medal in Doha.
Babar, who had defeated the German cueist within the semi-final, regarded beneath stress initially within the closing however later fought again, however couldn’t cease his Indian opponent from crusing to the title.
India began the ultimate by successful the primary body 42-12, however Babar levelled it instantly by taking the following body 38-14. Pankaj Advani once more prolonged his lead as Babar made an important miss in body 3 and body 4.
Trailing 1-3 down, Babar didn’t let stress dictate his nerves and performed a break of 53 within the fifth body to shorten the deficit. However Pankaj then received three consecutive frames and was in a commanding place with a transparent lead of 6-2.
With 6-2, Pankaj wanted just one body to win the title however Babar’s brilliance saved him ready until the twelfth body because the Pakistani cueist received three consecutive frames to scare Advani to make it 5-6.
Babar wanted to win the twelfth body to degree the sport and take the very best of the 13 frames closing to the nail-biting closing body however a break of 32 by Pankaj Advani saved Babar away from levelling the ultimate.
Pankaj received the title match by 42-13, 14-38, 53-0, 42-19, 01-53, 47-17, 44-00, 36-03, 0-43, 12-46, 15-59, 53-05.
Earlier, on Tuesday morning, Babar Masih downed Germany’s Richard Wienold 6-4 within the semi-final.