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Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup Day Two In Action


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Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup Day Two In Action




The 12 goal polo tournament got into intense action today with two matches scheduled for the day


After the happening day of yesterday, the Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup galloped into the second day of the tournament. Four teams came down to battle it out.


Match 1



Sona-Sujan Empire Alcobrev
Akshai Malik 0 Anirudh Mawaji 0
Dhananjay Singh 1 Kuldeep Singh Rathore 2
Abhimanyu Pathak 5 Chris Mackenzie 7
Gerardo Mazzini 6 Sawai Padmanabh Singh 3


The first chukker of the match had a kick start reflection on the scoreboard. In less than a minute, the scoreboard was talking numbers in favour of team Empire Alcobrev where the opening goal was struck by Sawai Padmanabh Singh, the Maharaja of Jaipur. With this, the team was in lead, but it was short lived as in a spot hit, Gerardo Mazzini seized the equalizer for his team Sona-Sujan. He was quickly complemented by his fellow player Abhimanyu Pathak who had the second goal in favor of his team.



Chukker 1
Sona-Sujan 2
Vs
Empire Alcobrev 1


Following into the next chukker, both the teams came down for a competitive face off. The sun shining right on the head of the ground was making the weather beautiful for the game with some light breeze. In this, Chris Mackenzie, in a 40 yard penalty shot grabbed the second goal for the team Empire Alcobrev. Now, the scoreboard stood with equivalent scores once again. Galloping into the game a little further, Gerardo Mazzini cut off the equivalent score and the team now lead by one goal.



Chukker 2
Sona-Sujan 3
Vs
Empire Alcobrev 2


The third chukker of the match had in action Abhimanyu Pathak, who seized the fourth goal for his team Sona-Sujan.



Chukker 3
Sona-Sujan 4
Vs
Empire Alcobrev 2


The last chukker of the match witnessed no goals and the match rested in favor of Sona-Sujan with 4 goals to 2.



Chukker 4
Sona-Sujan 4
Vs
Empire Alcobrev 2






Match 2



Garcha Hotels Jindal Panther
Satinder Garcha 2 Naveen Jindal 0/ Mahesh Sharma 1
Raghav Rao 1 Phil Seller 2
Angad Kalaan 3 Gaurav Sahgal 3
Manuel F Llorente 6 Simran Singh Shergill 6


The second match started off with Angad Kalaan taking the lead. The match went into play with Garcha Hotels taking on the lead. He was answered back by Phil Seller who grabbed the first goal for Jindal Panther.



Chukker 1
Garcha Hotels 1
Vs
Jindal Panther 1


Into the second chukker of the second match of the day, Manuel F Llorente seized the second goal for Garcha Hotels. The chukker did not witness any more goals further.



Chukker 2
Garcha Hotels 2
Vs
Jindal Panther 1


The third chukker of the match had some similar fate. The chukker witnessed just one goal like the second one in favor of Garcha Hotels once again. In action was Angad Kalaan who seized the third goal for the Garcha Hotels. The team was now in lead with two goals.



Chukker 3
Garcha Hotels 3
Vs
Jindal Panther 1


The chukker had some major action from the match. The Arjuna Awardee, Simran Singh Shergill was the first one to grab the goal for Jindal Panther. His move was followed by Angad Kalaan. Answering it back was Phil Seller who grabbed two goals back to back for Jindal Panther. The last goal of the chukker was struck by Angad Kalaan.



Chukker 4
Garcha Hotels 5
Vs
Jindal Panther 4





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