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Percept launches India’s first premium Annual Corporate Cricket Tournament the ‘Goa Super Sixes’
5 October, 2009

Top Corporate across India will come together for the very first time to participate in the ‘Goa Super Sixes’ Cricket Tournament, India’s first premium annual corporate cricket tournament. This unique, action-packed, fun-filled version of the game of cricket will be an annual event and aims to combine the passion for the sport with the serene yet festive ambience of Goa.
The ‘Goa Super Sixes’ will kick start its first season at the Taj Exotica, Goa from 9 – 12 October, 2009. Seven leading Corporate Cricket Teams comprises Future Group, Bharti Teleservices, Godhawat Group, Indian Television Academy, Maru Group, Pinc Group and Percept Limited will be led by their respective leaders viz. Kishore Biyani, Rajan Mittal, Sanjay Ghodawat, Shashi Ranjan, Gaurang Gandhi, Vasant Maru and Harindra Singh will battle it out for the coveted ‘Goa Super Sixes’ 2009 Championship.
Players will comprise of Business Leaders and Managers from the corporate world as well as renowned personalities from Bollywood, Cricket, Music and Fashion. Cricket icons such as Kapil Dev and Dilip Vengsarkar as well as celebrities from the Bollywood, Music and the Fashion arena viz. Sunil Shetty, Cyrus Broacha, Manav Gohil, Shaan, Atul Wasan and Ajay Jadeja  to name a few, will participate as team members in the 7 corporate teams.
Said Rajan Mittal, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Bharti Enterprise, “Cricket has always been a passion for Indians and it’s a great initiative by Percept to have a cricket tournament for the corporate world. It will be a good platform for our team to network with participants from other companies.”
“It’s a very interesting concept as all the corporates will get an opportunity to come together and battle it out on the ground for a change. Our team will also get a once in a lifetime opportunity to play with Dilip Vengsarkar, as he will be a part of our team,” said Kishore Biyani, Managing Director, Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited & Group CEO, Future Group.
Commented eminent Shashi Ranjan, Convener, Indian Television Academy “The Goa Super Sixes is a unique and fun-filled version of cricket for corporates and our team is all excited and geared up for the matches. It’s a unique activity to engage corporates and arrange cricket matches between them.”
“We feel honored to be a part of this unique cricket tournament organized specially for the corporates. Our team which is very passionate about cricket is looking forward to play these matches in Goa,” added Gaurang Gandhi, MD, PINC.
Sanjay Godhawat, Founder Chairman, Godhawat Group Said, “We are glad that Percept has introduced the Goa Super Sixes, a cricket tournament for the corporates in India. We are excited about the whole concept as it involves all the bigwigs of the corporate world who will actually be playing cricket.”
“We corporates are so involved with our day-to-day business commitments and meeting deadlines that we hardly get any time to ourselves. This is great opportunity introduced by Percept as we get to play cricket, unwind and network with like minded people,” added Vasant Maru.
This unique corporate cricket property has been ideated, conceptualized and will be executed by PDM India, a Division of Percept Limited.
Commenting on the latest initiative from the Percept stable, Harindra Singh, Vice-Chairman & Managing Director, Percept Limited, said, “The concept of the Super Sixes is quite popular globally, and we wanted to introduce this concept into Corporate India. We wanted to involve all the top Honchos from the corporate world and create an exciting property for them as there weren’t any sports related activity where the top leaders of leading organizations could participate. As cricket is immensely popular with people of all ages we decided to create a cricket tournament specially designed for the corporate world.”
Kingfisher Airlines is the official “Airline Partner”, Taj Exotica is the ‘Hospitality Partner’ and ‘Chivas’ is the spirits partner for the “Goa Super Sixes” Tournament.