June 21, 2011
Pakistan defeat Australia in the semi-finals and will play India
in the final of the FIP Polo
World Cup 2011 - Zone D playoffs being played in Malaysia.
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India and Pakistan set themselves up a dream Indian
sub-continent final in the Asian-Australasian-African Polo
Championships after beating their respective semi-final
opponents at the Royal Pahang Polo Grounds here today.
Pakistan staged a remarkable fight back in the last two chukkas
and rode on their 1-1/2 goal advantage to beat pre-tournament
favourites Australia 8.5 - 8.
The final on Saturday and the third and fourth place playoff on
Friday will be held at the Royal Selangor Polo Club in Kuala
The seven-team Asian-Australasian-African Championships also
served as the Zone D Qualifier for the World Cup.
Three goals by Sami Ullah, two by Temur Nedeenand one each by
Ahmed Tiwana and Saqib Khakwani completed Pakistan's scoring.
Australia's scorers were Matt Grimes (3 goals), Alec White and
Ed Goold (2 each) and Zac Hagedoorn (one).