Pakistan and India who are winner and runner-up of the Open respectively, and India (winner) and Jordan (runner-up) of ladies event, have qualified to represent Zone IV in the Bermuda Bowl and Venice Cup slated at Veldhoven, Holland, in October.
In 1999 Paksitan and South Africa were declared joint champions in Colombo.
after a decade, Pakistan has recaptured the Open crown.
Pakistan had won the Open crown in 1981 at Bangalore, 1983 at Mauritius, 1985 at Karachi, 1987 at Colombo and 1991 at New Delhi.
Open: Pakistan bt India 127-105 (58-26, 50-21, 19-46) India also had a carryover of 12IMPs from round robin.
Ladies: India bt Jordan 202-90 (80-29, 51-34, 59-27) India also had a carryover of 12IMPs from round robin.