India settle for bronze in Snooker World Cup

aditya-gettyIndia settled for a bronze medal after narrowly missing the final berth of the Snooker World Cup on Sunday.

Up against a seasoned Scotland side, India, comprising 12-time world champion Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta, went down 3-4 in the best-of-seven semi-final match.

Scotland, which had defeated hosts and defending champions China ‘A’, consisted of heavyweights in four-time world champion John Higgins and top snooker player Stephen Maquire.

Placed third in the prestigious event, this is India’s best finish in the competition.