Mangaluru, Mar 25: The first edition of ‘Novigo Super Smash’ organised by Novigo Solutions Pvt Ltd, came to a glittering end at NMPT Cricket stadium on Sunday, March 25. Diya Systems defeated Infosys by 18 runs in the final and lifted the trophy.
Fifteen IT companies from Mangaluru region had participated in this event, which saw some stunning display of cricketing talent from IT professionals in the region. Novigo Solutions conducted this event to promote collaboration between IT companies in the region, which will help the IT eco system in Mangaluru.
Speaking on the occasion, chief guest for the function Srikanth Rai, former president of DKCA, said that he was happy to see the IT professionals perform outdoors for a change and appreciated the talented display by different teams. He also encouraged people to display the same skills by participating in leather ball cricket tournaments.
Praveen Kumar Kalbhavi, CEO and MD of Novigo Solutions spoke and said “There are close to 150 IT companies and 15,000 IT professionals in the region. Novigo is passionate about growing Mangalore as a tier-2 IT destination. There is so much potential in Mangaluru to be a leading IT destination. If all the IT companies operating here collaborate and work closely with the government, we can help our beloved city reach its true potential as a leading IT destination.”
Kritheen Amin, director of Northern Sky Properties, also graced the occasion and congratulated the winning teams.
Vasudev Kamath, centre head of Infosys Mangaluru, Gaurav Hegde, president of KSIA, Mohammed Hanif and Shihab Kalandar, directors of Novigo were present.
Daijiworld.com was the media partner of the event.
Winners: Diya Systems
Runners up: Infosys
Semi Finalists: Cygnus Solutions and Cognizant
Man of the Match for the Final: Supreeth from Diya Systems
Man of the Tournament: Supreeth from Diya Systems
Best Batsmen: Mithun from Cognizant (He also hit 6 sixes in one over)
Best Bowler: Lohith from Cognizant