CCT 2017 Inaugurated

Bengaluru, 6th November, 2017: Legacy Developers from the Developer team & Concentrix from the IT team have emerged victorious from the16 teams that played today at the first day matches of CCT 2017. The cricket matches were played at St John’s Medical College Grounds, Koramangala. IT team winner Concentrix won by 4 wickets and scored 44 runs; Developer team winner Legacy won by 17 runs.

The otherDeveloper teams who played were Axis Concept Construction Pvt Ltd, BrenCorporation, Century Real Estate Holdings Pvt Ltd, Chartered Housing Pvt Ltd,Golden Gate properties Ltd, Greystone Homes LLP & Mahaveer group(ReddyStructuresPvt. Ltd). The other IT teams who played were AJG, Altimetrik,Arctern, Bank, Beckman, BlueOcean Market Intelligence Pvt Ltd &Borderless Access.

Thetournament which will be played over four weekends starting from November 4th,has 32 top IT/ITeS companies and 32 CREDAI Developer members and theirassociates participating. Four winners will emerge every weekend, two from theIT/ITES team and the other two from the developer’s team. The tournament marksthe beginning of a month long event that is proposed to be held year afteryear. The Championship Trophy that the winner will take home at the end ofthese matches will not only mark the performance of the best team but alsoserve as the platform that will forge relationships between professionalshailing from various sectors.

KapilMohan IAS & Principal Secretary Dept. of Housing and Chief RERA, Govt ofKarnataka inauguratedamidst much fanfare. Addressing the gathering he said, “I am an avid sports enthusiast.During my college days I used to play cricket. If I did not have work today, Iwould have played too.” Mohan added in a lighter vein, “I would be a perfectumpire between the potential buyers and Developers”.

Welcomingthe gathering, Mr Errol Fernandes, Treasurer CREDAI – Bengaluru andChairman CCT 2017, stated that the event offered a unique platform forshowcasing talent. “Sports has always served as a means of binding peopletogether and this event is no different. The event will encourage fostering ofnew relations outside of a boardroom, proving to be mutually beneficial.”Referring to cricket as a gentleman’s game, Fernandes told the participants to“play the game in the right spirit.”

Concurringthat sport brings people together regardless of boundaries, Ashish Puravankara,President CREDAI Bengaluru added, “The relations forged today hopefully willlast many more years to come. Like Kapil Mohan rightfully said, it is a gooddecision to bring together prospective buyers and Developers.”

Lauding thetournament and the participants during vote of thanks, Mr Adarsh Narahari,Secretary CREDAI Bengaluru said, “Cricket has been known for its unifyingabilities and what better way of fostering good relationship betweenprofessionals across sectors than a good game of cricket.”

The otherdignitaries present at the dias were Mr Nagaraj R , Mentor CREDAI Karnataka ,CMD Zonasha Projects, Mr. Anil Nayak  CEO, CREDAI Bengaluru & Mr.Ravindra.D.Hitnalli , Asst GeneralManager, State Bank of India.

The winnerwill receive a cash award of Rs 1 lakh plus a trophy, runners up will receiveRs 50,000 and a trophy, second runners up will receive Rs 25000 and a trophy.Besides these are individual prizes comprising of man of the match, bestbatsman of the tournament, best bowler of the tournament and the grand CCT Manof the Tournament.

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