India won the men’s team title in the World carrom championships being held in Colombo, according to information reaching here on Saturday.
In the final, India crushed host Sri Lanka 3-0. Bangladesh took the third spot after scoring a 3-0 win over Canada.
The results: Final: India bt Sri Lanka 3-0 (Prakash Gaikwad bt Sherifdeen 25-6, 25-5; Yogesh Pardesi bt Nishantha Fernando 25-5, 25-15; K.Srinivas bt Chamil Cooray 18-23, 25-2, 25-8).
Loser’s final: Bangladesh bt Canada 3-0 (Mohammed Ali bt Francis de Costa 25-20, 25-8; M.H.Rahuman bt Wajahat 25-7, 25-0; Hemaet Molla bt Manuel 25-0, 25-0).
Keywords: World carrom championship