SPORT

Simran sizzles

NEW DELHI: Three goals, including the match-winner in the last few seconds of a gripping contest, by Simran Shergill, saw Himalayan Horse/Equisport score a 5-4 victory over Army in the Reid and Taylor Indian Open polo championship at the Jaipur Polo ground here on Saturday.

In a close match, the winner managed to lead 2-1 at the end of the first chukkar, and 3-2 after the second chukkar. There were no goals in the third chukkar.

Simran made the difference when the score was 4-4.

Abhimanyu and Akhil Sirohi were the other marksmen for the winner. Samir Suhag struck all the four goals for the Army.

In the final, Himalayan Horse/Equisport will take on Sona Polo, on Sunday. — Special Correspondent