‘Sahara City Homes Corporate Cup 08’ a 20-20 Cricket tournament inaugurated

Sixteen Teams are participating in the tournament

 Opening match played between Punjab National Bank and Axis Bank team at Cricket Ground of Sahara City Homes, Lucknow

 Lucknow , March 15, 2008: ‘Sahara City Homes’inauguratedits first 20-20 tournament for the executives working in different Corporate at Lucknow. The cricket tournament is being played for the ‘Sahara City Homes Corporate Cup 08’ at the cricket ground of Sahara City Homes, Lucknow. Sixteen teams from some of the leading corporate houses are participating in this amateur, 20-20 Cricket tournament. This includes in Pool A Punjab National Bank and Axis Bank, HDFC Homes Loans and ICICI Bank, Vodafone and Northern Railways, CWC and Nabard in Pool B Citi Bank and Yes Bank, Airtel and HAL, SIDBI and Tata Indicom, Telco and Reliance Petroleum.

The matches will be played only on weekends with 2 matches in a day. The tournament is a knock-out competition with 20 overs per side in each match.

The Guest of Honor was Shri. Abhijit Sarkar, Head Corporate Communications, Sahara India Pariwar, said “The tournament is a noble idea considering the stressed work life of the executives this will give an opportunity to motivate them for healthy and balanced life cycle. To the audience it is a treat to see the hidden skills to these amateur cricketers and further boost their moral.”

Shri Suryavir Singh – Official Spokesperson, Sahara Infrastructure & Housing said,“We are happy to announce Sahara City Homes Corporate Cup 08. We have organized this tournament to provide a platform to the executives working in different corporate houses to take out some time from their busy schedules and unearth their cricketing talents on the ground. We will try to organize many other such events in the near future as well.”

The opening match was played between Punjab National Bank and Axis Bank teams, at the national standard Cricket Ground at Sahara City Homes, Lucknow. The cricket ground is a part of the central park complex at Sahara City Homes Lucknow Township. When complete the central park complex will include a large multi – disciplinary sports playground, tennis court, volleyball court, swimming pool, skating ring, wave pool, and kids play area. T he central park complex will be equipped with flood lights to provide an option of day and night usage for the residents of Sahara City Homes.