LAHORE – Two more matches were decided on the second day of the Lulusar Polo in Pink 2021 here at the historical Lahore Polo Club ground on Wednesday.
In the first two-chukker match of the day, which was played under American system among three teams, Black Horse Paints emerged as winners as they won both of their matches to qualify for the next round. First, Black Horse Paints beat Total Nutrition 2½-2 and then they defeated Zacky Farms 4-3. In third two-chukker match, Total Nutrition beat Zacky Farms 4-2½.
The second four-chukker match saw Team Country beating Team Nurpur by 7-6. From Country, Abdul Rehman Monnoo and Umar Kaleem Baig banged in two goals each while Ahmed Ali Tiwana struck one. From Nurpur, Grace Cariss fired in four goals while Azam Hayat Noon and Ahsan Javed Sher hit one goal apiece.
The enthralling matches were witnessed by Lahore Polo Club President Umar Sadik, Executive Committee member Agha Murtaza, Agha Najeeb Raza and polo players and their families. Earlier, three matches were played on the opening day. In the first match, Guard Group/Black routed Nagina Group by 8-5.
The second match of the day proved to be a thrilling encounter, where Habib Metro Lions defeated Remington Pharma by 5-4. The third encounter also proved to be a nail-biting one, where Airlink Eagles beat ZS Polo with a close margin of 7½-7.