Jaipur polo season to kick off tomorrow

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jaipur
  • Updated: Dec 28, 2014 15:59 IST

A seven-goal handicapper from Argentina-Nacho Figures will be one of the main attractions during this time’s monthlong annual Jaipur Polo season kicking off from December 29 at the Rajasthan Polo ground.

Former Maharaj Jai Singh told the reporters that foreign players ( from Argentina and England) are participating in the season. Renowned Guards Polo Club team from England will also participate.

Indian’s top handicapper Shamsheer Ali and his older brother Basheer Ali will play the Jaipur Season together after about one decade.

Former Maharaj Jai Singh said as many as five tournaments will be played in the season - Shree Cement Kota Cup (6 goals) from December 29 to January 4, Royal Gems and Arts SMS Gold Vase Cup from January 5 to 11, The Mount Shivalik Polo Challenge Cup (10-goal) from January 12 to 18, St Regis HH Sawai Bhawani Singh Cup (10 goal) from January 19 to 24 and Sirmur Cup (14 goal) will take place from January 26 to February 1.

Former Maharaj Narendra Singh said that former HH Maharaja Padmanabh Singh can also be spotted this season.

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