Hyderabad: A combined team from the Bison Riding and Polo Institute and the Hyderabad Polo and Riding Club-2 defeated the Hyderabad Polo and Riding Club-1 by four and 1/2 goals to two in the final of the AP Tourism Trophy polo tournament here on Sunday.
The BRPI-HPRC-2 team was represented by Dhruvpal Godara, P.P. Singh, Lisa Fahey and Bhawani Singh, while the HPRC-1 outfit had Samir Suhag, Chaitania Kumar, Khader Siddiqui and Varun Reddy. The former was given an advantage of half-a-goal.
But HPRC-1 wiped out the handicap by scoring twice in the first chucker through Samir Suhag and Chaitania Kumar.
In the second chucker, BPRI-HPRC-2 went ahead again as P.P. Singh and Bhawani Singh came up with a goal each. Thereafter, they also managed to prevent the rivals from scoring any further goals. On the other hand, Lisa Fahey and Dhruvpal Godara also got into the scoring act to increase BPRI-HPRC-2's goals tally to four.
The Hyderabad polo season was organised by the Bison Riding and Polo Institute under the aegis of the Bison Division and was sponsored by AP Tourism, Novotel Hotels and Emirates