Pakistani Polo Player an Attraction at Indian Season
Since partition, Hassim Hyder is the first player from across the border to play the entire Jaipur season. The talented player from Lahore is winning hearts at Jaipur these days. At 22, Hyder is a star of the Pakistan team and has played polo in over a dozen countries. But playing at Jaipur is a special thrill for him. “Its a great feeling just to be here in front of all these people. There are good players and fantastic teams and the environment here is all polo,” he says. With a Pakistani player participating, the romance and significance of the Jaipur polo season has greatly increased.