28 January 2018 | Jaipur
28th January was the day we were waiting for, “The final battle for the HH Maharaja Sawai Bhawani Singh Cup”.The final clash of HH Maharaja Sawai Bhawani Singh Cup held between Rajnigandha Achievers and Mumbai Polo/Benaz Corporation at Rajasthan Polo Club.
In the first chukker, Dhruvpal Godara and Dhananjay Singh scored one goal each for their respective teams and it ended with a leveled score 1-1. The second chukker commenced with the whistle and Rajnigandha Achievers bombarded the goals on their opponents without giving any chance, first Siddhant Sharma scoring the first one, then Matthew Perry scored an amazing hat-trick then a goal by HH Maharaja Padmanabh Singh of Jaipur, by the end of the second chukker Rajnigandha Achievers were leading by 5 goals. In the next chukker, both the teams were defensive and the chukker was goalless.
In the 4th chukker, Mumbai Polo/Benaz Corporation made it back to the game and scored 5 continuous goals to level the score, Shyam Mehta scored two and Dhruvpal Godara scored 3 goals with a magnificent 60-yard goal. The final match went into a decisive chukker in which Matthew Perry scored the winning goal and made it 7-6 on the scoreboard in Rajnigandha Achievers’ favor.
Both the team played with all their heart, no one could predict what would happen but it was Rajnigandha Achievers who made it to the cup.