Second-seed, Rachmadian, Ryan Lalisang and Islam had a narrow victory over third-seed, Mattias Wetterberg, Jesper Svensson and Martin Larsen of Sweden, 632-591 in the semi-final match to advance to the championship match.
Fourth-seed, Kyle Troup, EJ Tackett and Andrew Anderson of USA had to dig deep to beat topseed, Kim Kyungmin and Park Jongwoo of Korea, 695-654 in the first semi-final to earn a third crack at the gold medal match.
In the final match, Indonesia had a slight advantage when Sweden's anchorman, Anderson failed to spare his opening frame while Indonesia's anchorman doubled in the second and third frames. Islam then had a bad split in the fourth but Lalisang added a third strike.
Whilst Troup cannot string connecting strikes, Tackett struck thrice to turn the tie and favouring the American trio. Lalisang also failed to make a spare in the fifth frame while a split from Rachmadian in the sixth frame and a simple single-pin miss in the eighth proved costly.
Troup struck out from frame eighth, Tackett doubled again the in the ninth and tenth frame allowing USA to deny Indonesia the gold. Indonesian men, who have never won any medal in the World Championships, created history when they won the silver. Korea and Sweden were awarded a bronze medal each as losing semi-finalists.