Lahore: Bilal Steel/Dascon Construction trounced Lotto Carpets & Ferrier Service by 12-4½ to qualify for the main final of the New Year Polo Cup 2017 here at the Lahore Polo Club (LPC) ground on Thursday.
Saqib Khan Khakwani and Taimur Ali Malik were the heroes of the day as they thwarted splendid five goals each from the winning side while the remaining two goals came from, Ali Elahi. From the losing side, which had two and half goals handicap advantage, Abdullah Dawood and Adam Khan hit one goal apiece. Omar Asjad Malhi and Azam Hayat Noonsupervised the match.
Earlier in the second match of the day, Barry’s outclassed Café Latch 10-5 to qualify for the subsidiary final. Barry’s Hamza Mawaz Khan was in sublime form and hammered outstanding eight goals for out of 10, while the remaining two came from Ibrahim Barry and Taimur Mawaz Khan – who struck one goal each. From the losing side, Alman Jalil Azam and Hashim Kamal Agha scored a brace each while Zaigham Abbas Naqbi contributed one.
In the first match of the day, Imperial Sugar registered a thrilling 6-5 victory against Ahsan & Co. From the winning side, Haris Haroon Malik and M Usman Malik scored two goals each while Naveed M Sheikh and Ibrahim Sheikh scored one goal apiece.
On Friday, Nurpur will take on Ahsan Co. in the last league match of the tournament at 3:00pm.