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THE JODHPUR POLO CUPARENA POLO TOURNAMENT


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JODHPUR CUBS DEFEATS JODHPUR TIGERS IN AN EXHIBITION MATCH PLAYED FOR THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE JODHPUR POLO CUPARENA POLO TOURNAMENT




THE SECOND TOURNAMENT OF THE 20TH JODHPUR POLO SEASON, 2019, THE JODHPUR POLO CUP-ARENA POLO (4 GOALS) TO BEGIN TOMORROW!


The second tournament of the Jodhpur Polo Season will be commenced from 1st December, 2019 with the finals scheduled on 4th December, 2019 to be played at the Maharaja Gaj Singh Sports Foundation Polo Ground, Jodhpur. The four teams participating in this 4 Goal Tournament are Mehrangarh, Balsamand, Gohilwad and Mayo. An exhibition match was played as the inaugural match for the tournament between the Jodhpur Cubs and Jodhpur Tigers. The Mehrangarh Band was present to welcome the teams and spectators. The players were introduced by the commentator for the match, Mr. Ankur Mishra as the Cubs in white were ready to take the Tigers in black. Mr. Vinay Mewara was the umpire and Kr. Dhananjay Singh Rathore was the referee for the match.

Jodhpur Cubs Jodhpur Tigers
Mr. Jaiveer Sinh Gohil ±0 Mr. Pep Singh ±0
Bh. Hermendra Singh ±0 Bh. Nikhlendra Singh ±0
Kr. Vishwaraj Singh +1 R.K. Janmejai Singh +1



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The man in form, Bh. Nikhlendra Singh played a crafty first chukker scoring a hat-trick for the Jodhpur Tigers. Kr. Vishwaraj Singh played a beautiful long shot from the middle of the field to bring the Jodhpur Cubs on the scoreboard in the second last minute of the first chukker. R.K. Janmejai Singh added another goal to the lead for the Tigers as the scores at the end of the first chukker stood at:



Chukker 1
Jodhpur Cubs- 1
Vs
Jodhpur Tigers- 4

It was a tight game in the second chukker as both the teams displayed balanced offense and defense. Bh. Hemendra Singh scored the first goal of the second chukker for the whites as Vishwaraj Singh scored two goals to equalize the score. There was a spot penalty awarded for the tigers which was not converted into a goal in the fourth minute of the chukker. Nikhlendra Singh scored another one taking the ball from the opposite post to strike a long beautiful pass over the goal bringing the Tigers in the lead at the end of the second chukker at score:




Chukker 2
Jodhpur Cubs- 4
Vs
Jodhpur Tigers- 5



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The third and final chukker was again a neck to neck fight as both the teams tried but missed some close attempts. Hemendra Singh scored one for the Cubs as he also fell off his horse but got back into the match after a short medical time out. Nikhlendra Singh striked back to again equalize the score as Vishwendra Singh added two goals, one in the beginning and the other in the last minute to bring the Cubs at the winner side by a total score of 7 goals to 6 of the Tigers. At the end of the match, the final scores were:




Chukker 3
Jodhpur Cubs- 7
Vs
Jodhpur Tigers- 6

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