LAHORE -- Master Paints annexed the JS Bank-sponsored Maj Gen Saeed-uz-Zaman Janjua Memorial Polo Cup after routing AOS Polo Team by 7-4 in the main final played here at the LP and CC on Sunday.
Mariano Regal was hero of the final as he cracked a classic quartet for Master Paints while his teammates Bilal Haye and Farooq Amin Sufi slammed in two and one goal respectively. From AOS, Raja Samiullah hammered a hat-trick and Raja Jalal Arslan contributed one.
Master Paints dominated the final right from the word go as they thrashed two back-to-back goals to gain 2-0 lead in the first chukker. AOS fought back well in the second chukker as they also converted two back-to-back goals to square the things at 2-all. Master Paints changed their game plan and launched a series of attacks on AOS goal, which helped them bang in a brace to take back 4-2 lead.
The third chukker was evenly poised as both the teams converted one goal each to make it 5-3. In the fourth and last chukker, AOS struck one more goal to reduce the margin to 5-4. It was everyone's match as both the teams were fighting hard for scoring more goals but Master Paints played better...