Alex Marshall and Paul Foster reach world pairs final

Alex Marshall and Paul Foster
Alex Marshall and Paul Foster won the Commonwealth Games gold medal

Scotland's Alex Marshall and Paul Foster have reached the World Indoor Bowls pairs final and will hope to win their fourth title on Monday.

They came through a tough battle against compatriots Jonathan Ross and Wayne Hogg, winning 7-7 8-6 with the last bowl of the match.

Defending champions Nick Brett and Greg Harlow lost in the other semi-final.

They were beaten by fellow Englishmen Simon Skelton and Robert Paxton 10-5 12-4 at Potters Resort in Norfolk.

Meanwhile, Scotland's Stewart Anderson edged past compatriot Colin Walker 6-9 12-5 2-1 in the first round of the singles.

The 2013 world champion next faces ninth seed Harlow, who defeated English qualifier Martin Pucket 5-7, 9-5, 2-1.

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