61 Cavalry clinches Awadh Polo Cup-2017
Awadh Polo Cup-2017 organised at Surya Khel Parisar, Lucknow Cantonment under the aegis of Headquarters Central Command came to an end with an exciting polo final played between 61 Cavalry Team Vs Army Service Corps (ASC) team on December 22, 2017.
61 Cavalry Team won the match with a score of 6 – 3 goals and clinched the Trophy of Awadh Polo Cup-2017. Everyone present applauded the players for an excellent game of polo. 61 Cavalry was winner of Awadh Polo Cup, last year too.
A full game of four chukkers with each chukker of 7 ½ minutes was played. Both the teams played an exceptional game of polo and displayed their extraordinary skills.
The Chief Guest on this occasion was Lieutenant General JK Sharma, Chief of Staff, Central Command.
The event commenced with the colorful Band Display in which four Pipe and Drum Bands and three Military Bands participated. Other major attractions of the evening were martial arts, para motors from Army Adventure Para Motor Node, Dog Show and spectacular tent pegging display.
Lieutenant General JK Sharma gave away the prizes to the umpires, referee, Runners Up and Winners Team and also felicitated other players who participated in the tournament. Senior Army officers including their families were present on the occasion.
- Gargi Malik Sinha