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Seize The Action on the Third Day | Princess Diya Kumari Cup


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Seize The Action on the Third Day | Princess Diya Kumari Cup




The beautiful day of 9 January 2020 was overloaded with thrill and excitement as the day witnessed 4 matches.



Match 1 - EL Dragon v/s Kanota, in the Cavalry Ground at 11 a.m.



EL Dragon Kanota
Shubham Gupta (-2) Sunny Patel (2)
Dhananjay Singh (1) Pratap Kanota (2)
Siddhant Sharma (4) Dhananjay Singh (2)
Abhimanyu Pathak (5) Mitesh Mehta (1)


An advantage of 0.5 was given to team Kanota before the commencement of the match.
The first chukker started with the booming energy of the players. Both the teams were energetically successful in defending their goals for a long time when Abhimanyu Pathak welcomed the first goal for his team.
While El Dragon changed their side of scoreboard to 1, team Kanota was still looking to find the opportunity. With this the first chukker ended



Chukker 1
EL Dragon -1
Vs
Kanota -0.5


The second chukker came into action with the umpire rolling the ball. Abhimanyu Pathak took the lead and bagged two goals back to back. Siddhant Sharma followed the lead and dived in to get the goal, getting the success ! Team Kanota ended up with no goals in this chukker too. The scoreboard rested on



Chukker 2
EL Dragon -4
Vs
Kanota -0.5


The third chukker was active when Abhimanyu Pathak bagged the goal, one after the other. Dhanajay Singh opened the account for team Kanota by getting the first goal for his team.
The chukker was about to end when Siddhant Sharma got another goal for team EL Dragon.





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Chukker 3
EL Dragon -8
Vs
Kanota -1.5


The fourth chukker was in action, with Abhimanyu Pathak again, getting the first goal for the chukker, but Dhanajai Singh soon took over and dragged it through the goal post with Mitesh Mehta following the lead. The last chukker ended with a goal by Siddhant Sharma.
The victory was certainly in favour for team EL Dragon !



Chukker 4
EL Dragon -10
Vs
Kanota -3.5



Match 2- Sona Sphiro v/s 61 Cavalry B Team, at 12, in the Cavalry ground.



Sona Sphiro 61 Cavalry B Team
Mahendra Singh (-2) Ranshay Purohit (0)
Vandit Golecha (2) Hoor Ali/Maj Anant Rajpurohit (0)
Salim Azm (3) Shamsher Ali (5)
Dhruvpal Godara (5) Samir Suhag (4)


Match 2 had Sona Sphiro against 61 Cavalry B Team, where with a collective effort the latter won the match.



Chukker 1
Sona Sphiro - 4
Vs
61 Cavalry B Team - 6


Match 3 witnessed Sahara Warriors v/s Los Polistas. Daniel Otamendi managed to get 4 goals out of the total of 5 goals for the team, which ended up winning the battle!



Chukker 2
Sahara Warriors - 5
Vs
Los Polistas - 3.5


Match 4 had 61 Cavalry battling against Chandna Group ,where the collective effort of Gerardo Mazzini and Basheer Ali made Chandna Group Victorious.





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Chukker 3
Chandna Group- 10
Vs
61 Cavalry - 4



Match 3- Sahara Warriors v/s Los Polistas, at 1 p.m. in the Cavalry Ground



Sahara Warriors Los Polistas
Mayurdhwaj Singh (-2) Mansoor Ali (-1)
Kuldeep Rathore(2) Anirudh (0)
Daniel Otamendi(5) Gaurav Sehgal (3)
Angad Kalaan (3) Manolo Llorente (6)


Los Polistas got an advantage of 0.5.The match started with a buzz of excitement from the audience. The ball was rolled in by the umpire and the first chukker was into action. The first goal for the chukker was hit by Daniel Otamendi. The chukker soon had an equaliser by Llorente getting the first goal for his team. The chukker ended with the score of 1 all.



Chukker 1
Los Polistas -1.5
Vs
Sahara Warriors -1


The second chukker boomed into speed with Angad Kalaan getting the first goal for the chukker. The competitive spirit was clearly visible on the ground and the ball was taken over by Daniel who tapped it through the goal post. The clock for the chukker stopped ticking with Llorente bagging the goal.



Chukker 2
Los Polistas - 2.5
Vs
Sahara Warriors - 3




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The third chukker proved to be a dull one , as both teams were unable to get any goals for themselves, but displayed a great defence strategies, which prevented their opponents to goal against their respective teams. The chukker ended with the following scores-



Chukker 3
Los Polistas - 2.5
Vs
Sahara Warriors - 3


The fourth and final chukker raised the energy level of the match as Daniel got two goals back to back. The final chukker ended with Llorente getting the goal for his team. The final scores at the end of the match were-



Chukker 4
Los Polistas - 3.5
Vs
Sahara Warriors - 5



Match 4- 61 Cavalry against Chandna Group at 3:15 p.m in the RPC Ground.



Chandna Group 61 Cavalry
Akarsh Tiberwal (-2) Aryaman (-2)
Ashok Chandna (0) Maj Aman Singh (1)
Basheer Ali (4) Lt. Col. Vishal Chauhan (4)
Gerardo Mazzini (6) Col. Ravi Rathore VSM (5)


Umpires - Jason Dixon And Dhanjay Singh
The first chukker for the match started with Vishal scoring it in favour for 61 Cavalry. The score board became 1-0 and continued to be the same till the final hooter was sounded, ending the chukker.



Chukker 1
Chandna Group-0
Vs
61 Cavalry - 1


The second chukker came into action with Mazzini getting two goals back to back, followed by Basheer Ali bagging another two goals for the team. The ball was taken over by Vishal who successfully converted it into a goal. The final scores for the chukker were -



Chukker 2
Chandna Group- 4
Vs
61 Cavalry - 2


The match entered into third chukker. This time Basheer Ali took the lead and was successful in scoring 2 goals one after the other, Mazzini backed him very well and bagged 3 goals in favour for his team. Vishal got a goal for team 61 Cavalry. The chukker rested with the final scores of -



Chukker 3
Chandna Group- 9
Vs
61 Cavalry - 3


The final chukker saw two goals, each by the opponents. The first was bagged by Ravi Rathore for 61 Cavalry and the second was scored by Mazzini for Chandna Group.
With this the final chukker ended and Chandna Group won a decisive victory.



Chukker 4
Chandna Group- 10
Vs
61 Cavalry - 4





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