Indian polo | YES Bank Indian Masters
Jindal Panther took on Delhiites Polo once again to finally settle the score. Losing the previous match by two goals in a thrilling contest, Jindal Panther desperately wanted to get the win based on the overall goals scored.
18 November 2017 | New Delhi
The game started with the final score of the previous match as the initial score. 9-7 . 9 for Delhiites Polo and 7 for Jindal Panther.
The game was officiated by umpires Mr Nicolas Scortichini and Mr Dhruvpal Godara, while Mr Salim Azmi was the match referee.
Jindal Panther got off to a quick start with Simran Shergill getting two quick goals. Goals by Bashir Ali for Delhiites and Shamsheer Ali for Jindal , saw the first chukker go 3-1 in favour of Jindal Panther, and 10-10 on aggregate.
The second chukker belonged to Delhiites Polo, as goals by Basheer Ali , Akshai Malik and Gaurav Sahgal extended Delhiites overall lead by 3 goals before Jindal Panther responded with a goal by Shamsheer Ali.
4-4 on the day , but 13-11 on aggregate.
The third Chukker was a tight affair, intense to say the least. Bashir Ali extended the lead for Delhiites Polo, but goals by Simran Shergill and Pranav Kapur saw the lead cut to 14-13 at the end of the chukker.
Jindal panther were leading on the day by 5-6 , but losing 14-13 on aggregate.
Basheer Ali and Shamsheer Ali scored one goal each for their teams before Sameer Suhag and Simran Shergill also scored one each to end the chukker , with the final score on the day being 7-8 in favour of Jindal Panther but the aggregate score being 16-15 in the favour of Delhiites Polo.
The game was probably one of the most tightly fought contests and was gripping from the first to the final whistle.
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