In the third game, the India duo missed the chance to take a lead in the match as they slumped to a 6-11 defeat at the hands of their opponents.
In the must-win fourth game, Sharath and Batra displayed exceptional coordination and kept them alive in the match with a thumping 11-6 victory.
The deciding game tested the skills of both the side, but it was the Indian pair who kept their nerves intact till the end and entered the semi-final round with an 11-8 win over the North Korean duo.
Sharath and Batra, who have already assured a bronze for the country, will now take on Chuqin Wang and Yingsha Sun for a place in the summit showdown.
In boxing, India's Vikas Krishan defeated China's Tanglatihan Touheta Erbieke to enter men's middle 75kg semi-finals.
India's total medal tally at the ongoing prestigious tournament stands at 50---nine gold, 19 silver and 22 bronze.
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