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Pakistan narrowly lose Asian Netball Championship final to India

December 17, 2017

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Team Pakistan poses after bagging the silver medal in Asian Men's Netball Championship. —Photo courtesy Pakistan Netball Federation
Team Pakistan poses after bagging the silver medal in Asian Men's Netball Championship. —Photo courtesy Pakistan Netball Federation

Pakistan bagged the silver medal in Asian Men's Netball Championship 2017 after narrowly losing 50-51 to India in the final on Sunday in Kuala Lumpur.

Pakistan's Mohammad Akhtar scored 26 points while Abid Ali scored 24.

Earlier, an unbeaten Pakistan had edged past a strong Singapore side in the semi-final on Saturday to set up the grand finale with arch-rivals India, who had defeated hosts Malaysia in the other semi-final.

Pakistan had beaten Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong in round games to reach the semi-finals.