Barry’s and Diamond Paints/FG Polo carved out comfortable victories in the Shaukat Khanum Pink Polo Cup 2020 matches played at the Cavalry Ground.
The first match of the day was fully dominated by Barry’s right from the word and maintained their dominance till the end to win the encounter convincingly by nine and a half goal to three. From the winning side, which had a half goal handicap advantage, Bilal Haye emerged as hero of the day as he cracked a quartet while Rulo Trotz also played tremendous polo and thrashed a hat-trick. Agha Musa also made his presence felt and banged in a brace from the winning. From Platinum Homes/Guard Group, Taimur Ali Malik contributed with two goals and Amirreza Behboudi converted one but their efforts couldn’t save their side from facing the defeat.
The second match saw Diamond Paints/FG Polo overpowering Master Paints with a margin of twelve goals to six and a half. Diamond Paints/FG Polo had to face early loss of their key player Tom Brodie, who got injured after being hit by the ball. From the winning side, Mian Abbas Mukhtar and Amirreza Behboudi emerged as star of the day as both were in sublime form and cracked a quartet each. Tom Brodie had already converted two goals before getting injured while Ahmed Ali Tiwana and Mir Huzaifa Ahmed struck one goal each. From the losing side, which had two and a half goal handicap advantage, Adnan Jalil Azam scored two goals while Alman Jalil Azam and Farooq Amin Sufi hit one goal apiece.