Zameen Polo Cup 2019: All Set For Master Paints Black Vs Diamond Paints/Newage Final
LAHORE: Master Paints Black and Diamond Paints/Newage qualified for the main final of the Zameen Polo Cup 2019 and will take each other in the final on 3rd February (Sunday), at Lahore Polo Club ground (3:00 pm).
In the subsidiary final, Barry’s and Guard Group/Master Paints will vie against each other at 1:30 pm.
Guard Group/Master Paints Vs Master Paints Black
In the first match of the day, Guard Group/Master Paints defeated Master Paints Black by six and a half goal to five. Despite losing the crucial match, Master Paints Black booked berth in the final on better goal average.
Master Paints Black were off to flying start as they hammered a hat-trick to take 3-0 lead. Both the teams struck one goal apiece in the second chukker to make it 4-1. In the third chukker, Guard Group banged in a brace to reduce the margin to 4-3 while Master Paints Black added one more in their tally to enhance their lead to 5-3. In the fourth and last chukker, Guard Group made a remarkable comeback and thwarted three back-to-back goals to take 6-5 lead which remained intact till the final whistle was blown. With a half goal handicap, Guard Group/Master Paints won the match by six and a half goal to five.
Diamond Paints/Newage beat Barry’s
In the second match of the day, one and a half goal handicap helped Diamond Paints/Newage beat Barry’s by six and a half goal to six.
Diamond Paints started the match well by converting a goal to take 1-0 lead. In the second chukker, both the sides slammed in a goal each with Diamond Paints having 2-1 lead. Diamond Paints maintained their supremacy in the third chukker as well as they pumped in a brace to further enhance their lead to 4-1 while Barry’s hit one to reduce the deficit to 4-2