Dr. Sudhakar Kota, Professor and head of Quality Assurance (HQA) at the Skyline University inaugurated the tournament.
Mr. Tauqeer Khan, who is the current UAE Cricket Team Captain, was the Chief Guest for the Inaugural Match which was played between Citibank and Babal Al Najah. The match was won by Bab Al Najah won by 7 wickets.
Nearly eight teams from the corporate world will be competing for this coveted cup. Some of the top corporates who have confirmed their participation so are: Sharaf DG, Souq.com, City Bank, IFFCO, The Nielsen Company, G M Building Contracting, Babal Al Najah and TASC Outsourcing to name a few.
There will be Man of the Match award for each match, best batsman, best bowler and Man of the series.
Speaking about the spirit behind this tournament Mr. Sanjay Benjamin who heads – Sports Department at the Skyline University said, “The purpose of the tournament is to develop the competitive spirit among the corporates. This will also help them get over the work pressure of the corporate world and relax them mentally.”