Guard Rice get slender margin win


In the Caanchi and Lugari Polo Cup 2012, Guard Rice had a slender margin win over Newage Cables here at the Lahore Polo Club ground on Wednesday. Guard Rice having half a goal advantage got another seven goals in the field to beat Newage Cables which managed six in their hunt for an in vane cause. Hamza Mawaz Khan and Taimur Ali Malik managed two goals in the opening chukker for Guards and Shaukat Ali Malik had one for the Newage Cables. Taimur added another two in the next chukker but Shah Shamyl Alam and Santiago Mendivil kept the Newage hopes alive with the same number of goals. Raja Temur Nadeem, however, gave an edge to Guard Rice in the third chukker with a 60-yarder, which was the only goal scored during that period in time. Santiago got three more goals for Newage to start the final chukker which provided his team a one goal lead. But Temur with his two back to back penalties got Guard Rice the win.