SAP Invitational F15 Cricket Cup 2012 kicks off in Colombo
August 1, 2012 01:54 pm
Unique Cricket Tournament moves the SAP Ecosystem from boardrooms into stadiums
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: The inaugural SAP Invitational F15 Cricket Cup 2012, an tournament organized by SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) as a means to bring together the SAP ecosystem of customers and partners for friendly competition on the cricket fields was off to a dazzling start with opening batsman Sahan Wijeratne of Dialog Axiata PLC hitting the first ball of the series for a four, in a match against Courtaulds Clothing Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. The tournament which commenced on July 28 will see a total of 14 teams vie for the top title over five weekends across cricket venues in Colombo.
The event demonstrates SAP’s spirit of engagement with its ecosystem of customers and partners, as well as employees, and its desire to cultivate relationships beyond boardrooms.
Companies participating this year include:
# Camoplast Solideal (Pvt) Ltd.
# Ceylon Biscuits Ltd.
# Ceylon Petroleum
# Courtaulds Clothing Lanka (P) Ltd.
# Dialog Axiata PLC
# Hayleys PLC
# Hemas Holdings
# Janashakthi Insurance PLC
# Lion Brewery Ceylon PLC
# MAS Trading (Pvt) Ltd.
# Silicone Coatings Pvt Ltd. (Nippolac)
# Textured Jersey Lanka PLC
# Unichela Pvt. Ltd
# John Keells holdings
Dialog Axiata recorded a 104 run win over Courtaulds with 13 balls to spare at close of play.
About SAP: As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 195,000 customers (includes customers from the acquisition of SuccessFactors) to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com
Photo caption: The captains of the 14 teams taking part in the SAP Invitational F15 Cricket Cup 2012 with the umpires and Mr. Michael Sathasivam, Business Head – Sri Lanka, SAP India Pvt. Ltd. (Standing – 5th from left) and inset Opening batsman Mr. Sahan Wijeratne of Dialog Axiata PLC hitting the first ball of the series for a four.
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