Citibank partners for ‘Captain of Captains’

BANGALORE: Citibank India has partnered with to launch an online cricketing game titled ‘Citibank Captain of Captains‘.

As the Indian team, which is currently touring England, heads into a packed season with matches scheduled against Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka apart from the Twenty20 World Cup, Citibank Captain of Captains provides an opportunity to cricket fans across the world, to become the Captain and select his/her own team in the virtual domain.

A range of prizes including a trip to Australia to watch a Test match, Plasma TV, Laptop, Mobile Phones, iPods and much more will be awarded to the winners, as well as some special prizes for the Twenty20 World Cup. This activity will run till 17 October.


Citibank Country marketing manager Vijay Ramchandran says, "This game will provide an exciting opportunity to our customers, many of whom are avid cricket buffs, to test their cricketing acumen by selecting a team of their choice and contesting against other participants. Choosing the right team makes all the difference, in cricket, as in financial services."


Speaking about this game, Krish Srikkanth, former Indian cricket captain and promoter of Krishcricket said,” I have used my personal experience and involvement with Cricket for over the last 25 years to design Citibank Captain of Captains and it is but natural for us to partner with Citibank, the ‘Captain of Captains’ in the financial services industry, to bring this game to cricket lovers.

"The game provides an opportunity for participants to don the hat of a selector and pick his/her own team and tests the skills of the participant in understanding the dynamics of team composition.”

The performance of each team is judged on the basis of number of ‘runs’ scored which directly depends on how the players of the virtual team have performed on the real playing field.


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