(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Habtoor Polo and Bin Drai came out winners in the two matches played Wednesday for the McLaren Silver Cup, Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series 2014.
In the first match of the day, Habtoor Polo defeated UAE by 6-2. This victory put Mohammed Al Habtoor team again in the fight to reach the quarter-finals of the McLaren Silver Cup.
During the first two chukkas, Habtoor controlled the game but UAE scored the goals and that was the main reason of the 1-0/2-1 lead of Shaika Maitha's team in the first half.
The second-half was completely different. Habtoor started to capitalise all the onfall actions and with two goals in a row took the lead. They ended winning the third chukka by 3-2 and in the fourth and last period, Mohammed Al Habtoor Team increased the gap to the final 6-2 victory.
The second match of the day brought a tough battle as Bin Drai beat Desert Palm 1 by a 7-6 margin in overtime. After four chukkas of full speed action and great goals, Bin Drai achieved a victory that put them in the Silver Cup quarter-finals. Ral Laplacette, with four goals, was the top scorer of the game and the main reason for Bin Drai's victory.