South Africa to Face India within the Midlands Worldwide Polo Event

South Africa to face India within the Midlands Worldwide Polo Event

South Africa will face India in the principle match within the first Worldwide Polo Event on the Lions River Polo Membership within the KZN Midlands. The match shall be preceded by three curtain raisers and is ready to thrill all followers and spectators on sixth Might.

“We’re delighted to be internet hosting the Indian group and have been overwhelmed on the degree of curiosity from the general public on this occasion. Each groups shall be on the 15-goal degree and this steadiness in handicaps will guarantee a really hard-fought and intently contested match.” Mentioned Mark Davies, President of the South African Polo Affiliation.

The Indian aspect shall be captained by the 5 goaler – Colonel Ravi Rathore, who has represented India in 5 successive World Cups. Gaurav Sahgal (4), Salim Azmi (3) and Siddhant Sharma (3) will play alongside Ravi Rathore for the Indian group.

“The Indian Military consists of an unbelievable 1.4 million troopers and the 61 st Cavalry Regiment is without doubt one of the final absolutely mounted energetic combating our bodies on the planet. Most Indian polo gamers be taught their equestrian abilities from this elite Regiment of which Col Rathore is Commandant” mentioned Davies.

The programme for the day will begin at 10 within the morning with a curtain raiser between kids which shall be adopted by a match between Ngunis & Ankoles. The groups from faculties comprising of present and outdated boys will play at midday earlier than the grand worldwide occasion.
The match between India and South Africa will begin at 1330 hrs and can conclude at 1500 hrs and shall be adopted by a reside band efficiency.
l Rathore is Commandant” mentioned Davies.
Thrilling and exhilarating worldwide polo shall be coming to the midlands space of Kwa-Zulu Natal on 6 Might this yr! The SA Polo Affiliation has invited a 15-goal group from India to play towards a South African group on the Lions River Polo Membership within the inaugural action-packed Midlands Worldwide Polo on Sunday sixth Might 2018. This date has been chosen to coincide with the enormously standard Hilton vs Michaelhouse schoolboys rugby conflict which shall be held the day earlier than, Saturday fifth Might, at Michaelhouse. This Worldwide guarantees to be a fun-filled and thrilling day of leisure. The day will kick off with a youngsters match between the Elands and Bushbuks at 10h00 which can showcase the youthful technology who would be the future stars of South African Polo. This shall be adopted by a curtain raiser match between the Nguni and Ankole groups at 11h00 after which consistent with the weekend’s rivalry at 12h00 there shall be a Hilton vs Michaelhouse curtain raiser polo match. The principle match between South Africa and India will happen at 13h30 which shall be adopted by prize-giving. There shall be a reside band (Angus) taking part in for a few hours from the conclusion of prize-giving to finish off a incredible day of polo and enjoyable.

Tickets can be found within the type of pre-sold picnic websites or common entry which could be bought on the gates on the day. Particulars of those could be seen beneath. You’re welcome to usher in your personal meals and drinks however there shall be public caterers, espresso and public bars obtainable on the day (listed beneath).

The SA Polo Affiliation want to thank Grindrod Financial institution, Jonsson Workwear and SMG Jaguar Land Rover Pietermaritzburg for his or her help for this occasion.

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