61st Cavalry defeated IPG 9-5 ½ in the M3M Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup 2013 to lift the trophy on 24 February 2013. Major Ravi Rathore scored five goals in the Jaipur Polo Ground, New Delhi, thereby giving a comfortable lead to the Cavalry men.
Bhawani Kalvi of IPG managed to score four goals, but could not close the gap, thus losing to the 61st Cavalry in the M3M Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup 2013.
About M3M Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup 2013
• M3M Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup 2013 was the 16th edition of the tournament in which a total of 8 teams participated. The teams which participated in the tournament include Jindal Steel & Power, Elevation, Action Polo, 61st Cavalry, IPG 9-5 ½, Jindal Power, Sahara Warriors and ASC-RVC.
• M3M India is the luxury real estate property developer that associated with exclusive sports events such as polo as a part of its marketing strategy. M3M is the sponsor of this Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup 2013 tournament.
• Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup was instituted by late Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia of Gwalior, to commemorate Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia. The Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup is patronized by Royal Scindia Family of Gwalior.
• Proceeds of the tournament were given to Rajmata Shrimant Vijaya Raje Scindia Centre for Development, which is an NGO that works towards hunger eradication, primary health care, water management, women empowerment and primary education.