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Issue: April 2013

Hi! Polo

  • The victorious Indian Team receiving the trophy from Adhiraj Singh
  • Yashodhara Raje Scindia, Salman Khurshid, Chetan Seth

The Equisport International Polo Day was hosted by Adhiraj Singh, who owns Equisport Management Pvt Ltd. Being an avid polo player himself, Adhiraj made the day exciting for the spectators. Those who witnessed the polo match played by India against Australia to celebrate International Polo Day last month at Delhi’s Jaipur Polo Ground will vouch that the game was one exhilarating experience. Both the teams were of 14 handicap and played the match over five chukkers. The Indian team was victorious against the visiting side, the scorecard reading 8-5 goals. It is always a tremendous achievement to win against Australians who are practically born on a saddle and the euphoria of the Indian team spilled over onto the stands.

The packed grandstand had Delhi’s cognoscenti assiduously cheering for Team India. Celebrities from various walks of life came to enjoy the match too. We couldn’t help but notice some who have been in the news recently for all the right and wrong reasons: the feared and admired comptroller and auditor general of India Vinod Rai with wife Geeta, MP Naveen Jindal with son Venkatesh, Kashmir royals Vikramaditya Singh and Chitrangada Raje Singh with daughter Mrighanka, external affairs minister Salman Khurshid (he’s become a polo aficionado lately), Jaisal and Anjali Singh, Yashodhara Raje Scindia and cigar baron Chetan Seth.

Venue: Jaipur Polo Ground, New Delhi.

Buzz: Go India go...

Read more in the April 2013 issue of Hi! BLITZ – the no.1 Lifestyle magazine.

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This article first appeared in April 2013 issue of Hi! BLITZ magazine

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