LAHORE: Master Paints/Remington Pharma outlasted Barry’s/Diamond Paints by 9-6 to qualify for the main final of the Master Paints Polo Cup 2020 at LP&CC.
Mumtaz Abbas Niazi emerged as hero of the day as he fired in fantabulous five goals while his teammate Mariano Regal not only assisted him well but also hammered a hat-trick and Farooq Amin Sufi scored one goal. From Barry’s/Diamond Paints, Mian Abbas Mukhtar thrashed three goals while Mir Huzaifa Ahmed, Nafees Barry and Saqib Khan Khakwani converted one goal each.
Barry’s/Diamond Paints opened their account with a field goal to take 1-0 lead which was further enhanced to 2-0 when they fired in another field goal. The entire second chukker was fully dominated by Master Paints/Remington Pharma as they smashed in fabulous four goals to gain 4-2 lead. Barry’s/Diamond Paints played comparatively better polo in the third chukker as they thrashed in three goals against two by Master Paints/Remington Pharma. By the end of the third chukker, Master Paints were enjoying a slight lead of 6-5. Master Paints once again showed their class and dominance in the fourth and last chukker as they malleted marvelous hat-trick against one goal by Barry’s to win the crucial encounter by 9-6 and also made way to the main final.