Pakistan stood second and won a silver medal in the Asian Men’s Netball Championship 2017 after losing a thrilling final against the arch-rivals India by 50-51 on Sunday in Kuala Lumpur.
The top scorer for Pakistan were Mohammad Akhtar and Abid Ali who scored 26 and 24 points respectively at the big stage.
Earlier in the tournament, Pakistan had defeated India in the group stage. Moreover, they defeated a solid Singapore side in the semi-final to make their way into the final of the championship.
On the other hand, India had beaten Malaysia in the semi-final to set up the dream Indo-Pak final for the Asian Men’s Netball Championship.
Pakistan had a successful tournament as they won against Sri Lanka, Singapore and Hong Kong in the round games.