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Sprinting into the Second Day | Princess Diya Kumari Cup


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Sprinting into the Second Day | Princess Diya Kumari Cup




The tournament galloped into the second day and witnessed three action packed matches.


The tournament galloped into the second day and witnessed three action packed matches.

Match 1 was, 61 Cavalry against El Dragon in the Cavalry Ground at 12:30p.m.


61 Cavalry EL Dragon
Aryaman Dhaiya (-2) Shubham Gupta (-2)
Maj. Aman Singh (1) Dhananjay Singh (1)
Lt. Col. Vishal Chauhan (4) Siddhant Sharma (4)
Col. Ravi Rathore, VSM (5) Abhimanyu Pathak (5)


Umpires - Jason Dixon and Casper West



The ponies were after the ball as soon as the umpire rolled it to begin the match.
The first goal for the first match of the day was bagged by Col. Ravi Rathore bringing the score to 1-0. Team EL Dragon charged up and took the lead for the chukker, with Siddhant Sharma and Abhimanyu Pathak getting the goals back to back. Soon before the final hooter Siddhant Sharma scored the fourth goal.

Chukker 1
61 Cavalry - 1
Vs
EL Dragon - 3


The match got into action for the second chukker Col Ravi Rathore making it through the goal post, bringing the second goal for team 61 Cavalry.
Abhimanyu Pathak pounced on the ball, dragging it towards the goalpost, hit it right through it ! Followed by Siddhant Sharma bagging another goal. The scoreboard at the end of the chukker rested on - .

Chukker 2
61 Cavalry - 2
Vs
EL Dragon - 5




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Third chukker escalated with Abhimanyu Pathak leading the way and winning the goal for EL Dragon, but was soon taken over Maj. Aman Singh getting the goal. Both teams were fully energetic and giving their best. Abhimanyu was once again leading the way getting the goal for his team, but Ravi Rathore brought the balance by hitting the goal. The final hooter of the chukker ended with Abhimanyu on the ball again and bagging the last goal for the chukker.

Chukker 3
61 Cavalry - 4
Vs
EL Dragon - 8


The game hopped into the fourth and final chukker for the match. For a long time there were no changes on the score board and both the teams were defending their goals well. But it was Abhimanyu Pathak again, getting the only goal for the chukker while 61 Cavalry couldn't get any.
The match ended with El Dragon as clear winners with a final score of 9-4.

Chukker 4
61 Cavalry - 4
Vs
EL Dragon - 9


Match 2, had Sahara Warriors v/s 61 Cavalry B Team in Cavalry Ground at 3:30 p.m.


61 Cavalry Team B Sahara Warriors
Ranshay Purohit (-1) Mayurdhwaj Singh (-2)
Hurr Ali / Anant Rajpurohit(0) Kuldeep Rathore (2)
Shamsheer Ali (5) Daniel Otamendi (5)
Sameer Suhag (4) Angad Kalaan (3)


Umpires - Casper West and Gerardo Mazzini



The match commenced with the roll of the ball by the umpire. The first goal was welcomed by Kuldeep Rathore for Sahara Warriors. Ranshay Purohit pounced on the ball and took it through the goal post. The chukker ended with a goal by Daniel Otamendi.

Chukker 1
61 Cavalry B Team - 1
Vs
Sahara Warriors- 2


The second chukker was soon in play. The very first goal for the chukker was bagged by Samir Suhag, which was compensated by Daniel Otamendi for his team- Sahara Warriors. The scoreboard at the end of the chukker reflected 61 Cavalry B Team at 2 goals while Sahara Warriors at 3 goals.

Chukker 2
61 Cavalry B Team - 2
Vs
Sahara Warriors- 3




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The matched advanced into the third chukker with an opening goal for the chukkr by Samir Suhag but the lead was soon taken over by Kuldeep Rathore and Angad Kalaan who scored 3 goals one after the other, alternatively.

Chukker 3
61 Cavalry B Team - 3
Vs
Sahara Warriors- 6


The final chukker had Samir Suhag getting the goal for the chukker, while Sahara Warriors was unable to increase their score further , but still the chukker ended in favour for Sahara Warriors as they were in the lead by 6 goals against 4.

Chukker 4
61 Cavalry B Team - 4
Vs
Sahara Warriors- 6


Match 3, witnessed Sona Sphiro against Los Polistas in the RPC Ground at 3:30 p.m.


Sona Sphiro Los Polistas
Mahendra Singh (-2) Palhan (-2)
Vandit Golecha (2) Shyam Mehta (0)
Salim Azmi (3) Gaurav Sehgal (3)
Dhruvpal Godara (5) Manolo Fernandez Llorente (6)


Umpires - Jason Dixon and Dhananjay Singh



The RPC Ground came alive when the umpire rolled in the ball for the first chukker. An advantage of 0.5 was given to Los Polistas before the start of the match.
The first goal was bagged by Llorente and soon we had Salim Azmi taking over and scoring the first goal for his team. Chukker 1 ended with equal goals, but Los Polistas having an advantage of 0.5, led the way.

Chukker 1
Sona Sphiro - 1
Vs
Los Polistas - 1.5


The second chukker was soon in action and we had the first goal for the chukker by Llorente , backed up by Gaurav Sehgal getting the goal ! The teams were in full action and we had Vandit leading the way, successfully turning it into a goal. Dhruvpal Godara without missing any opportunity pounced on the ball and bagged the last goal for the chukker.

Chukker 2
Sona Sphiro- 3
Vs
Los Polistas - 3.5


The third chukker started with the ponies scattering in the ground. The chukker went dull as their were no goals from both the teams, except for 1 goal by Dhruvpal Godara in favour for team Sona Sphiro.
The scores at the end of the chukker were-

Chukker 3
Sona Sphiro- 4
Vs
Los Polistas - 3.5


The final chukker came into action with Dhruvpal Godara bagging the first and second goal for the chukker. It was a great display of teamwork by both the teams and Llorente dragged the ball through the goal post. The hooter sounded with Dhruvpal Godara getting the last goal for the match !
The match proved to be in favour for Sona Sphiro.

Chukker 4
Sona Sphiro- 7
Vs
Los Polistas - 4.5





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