Snooker World Cup: Scotland and Wales reach semi-finals

John Higgins
Scotland last won the Snooker World Cup in 1996

Scotland shocked Snooker World Cup holders China A to reach the semi-finals of the event in Wuxi, China.

The pairing of John Higgins and Stephen Maguire beat home favourites Ding Junhui and Xiao Guodong 4-1 to progress and face India in the last four.

Wales' Mark Williams and Michael White also made it through by beating Thailand, and come up against China B.

The Chinese youngsters Zhou Yuelong and Yan Bingtao beat Australia's Neil Robertson and Vinnie Calabrese 4-2.

World Cup semi-finals line-up
Scotland v India
Wales v China B