Honda Chenab, Guard Group winArchive
LAHORE: Honda Chenab (HC) and Guard Group (GG) carved out victories on the first day of the Shoe Planet Polo Cup 2017 here at the Lahore Polo Club ground on Tuesday.
Continuing his superb form, Bilal Haye contributed five goals to help HC to outplay Elan 11-6 in the first match of the day.
Besides Bilal, Ahmed Ali Tiwana scored four whiled Ghulam Mustafa Monnoo hit in two goals to complete the tally. From the losing the side, Bilal Hayat Noon and Saqib Khan Khakwani shared the scoring honours equally.
A half goal handicap, enabled GG beat Unites Snacks 6 1/2-6 in a well contested match of the day.
For GG, Ahmed Nawaz Tiwana was hero, who slammed in five goals, while Taimur Ali Malik also struck one goal. For the losing side, Hissam Ali Haider fought well by scoring all six but his efforts could not bore fruits as half goal handicap played a vital role.
On Wednesday, Dawood Group, Black Horse Paints/Artema Medical and Sakuf will play against each other under American system.
Published in Dawn, November 29th, 2017