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chukka

(US), chukker
Polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7½ minutes
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In their high scoring draw, Hiromi hit in a penalty shot before sending home a field goal for Kenya's 0-2 lead in the opening chukka. Hiromi was then cut out as Tanna went on the rampage scoring three goals and Oinam added one to end the chukka 4-2.
'Four of a Kind' came alive in the second chukka with three goals, one from Craig Millar (3.5) and two from Jamie Murray (5), who is Kenya's most highly ranked polo player.It was however downhill for 'Four of a Kind' in the subsequent chukkas, where they scored only one goal as Samurai's George McCorkel, Mbu Ngugi, Watson and captain Nzomo combined to deliver six goals.
Trailing 2-3 after an intense opening chukka, Team Cadillac fought back to draw level 5-5 midway through the match.
The final chukka started with a well taken goal from Gonzalez to half the deficit and RCBPC began to apply the pressure in an attempt to level the game.
In which game are periods of play known as chukkas? ANSWERS: 1.
To play a proper tournament, each of the four players on a team needs at least three ponies so they can rest in between chukkas.
James "English" Brayson debuted 21 hand-painted Vans canvas Sk8-Hi's, Chukkas, and slip-ons at DLX.
She got bumped off a climbing frame by some hoity-toity ladies who were using it to practise their chukkas before jetting orf to Nepal.
He played two chukkas - or quarters - until flopping into his chair at half time in pain.
The game is divided into chukkas, each of which lasts a minimum of seven minutes.
SO the arrers players at the World Matchplay aren't the only chukkas on telly today (geddit?