‘Supergiants on Wheels’ flagged off by Rising Pune Supergiant’s Stephen Fleming

Pune, 1st April, 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant is back with their second edition in the second edition in the 10th season of IPL 2017 today unveiled a van which will be dedicated to the cricket aficionados of Pune painting the town purple and pink. This fan dedicated supergiant van will take over the city starting today celebrating cricket, which is akin to religion in this country. The van will visit and be stationed at popular hotspots in town engaging fans with games and cricket trivia, fans will stand a chance to win exciting merchandise and game tickets for the Rising Pune Supergiant games at the MCA Stadium. ‘Supergiants on Wheels’ was flagged off today by Rising Pune Supergiant Head Coach Stephen Fleming, Captain, Steve Smith, CEO-RPS Raghu Iyer and Hrishikesh Kanitkar who is the assistant coach of the team.

Rising Pune Supergiant today unveiled a van which will be dedicated to the cricket aficionados of Pune painting the town purple and pink. This fan dedicated supergiant van will take over the city starting today celebrating cricket, which is akin to religion in this country. The van will visit and be stationed at popular hotspots in town engaging fans with games and cricket trivia, fans will stand a chance to win exciting merchandise and game tickets for the Rising Pune Supergiant games at the MCA Stadium. ‘Supergiants on Wheels’ was flagged off today by Rising Pune Supergiant Head Coach Stephen Fleming, Captain, Steve Smith, CEO-RPS Raghu Iyer and Hrishikesh Kanitkar who is the assistant coach of the team.

Head Coach, Stephen Fleming expressed his joy saying, “We have an excellent team composition this time and all our boys are in great shape as we plan to work in sync to take the team forward. With equal credence given to experience and youth and with Smith at the helm, we are hopeful to start the season on a great note. Today the kind of crowd the van has drawn gives us great vibes with just a few days left for the league to start. I am sure Pune will support us this way throughout the season”

Our very own ‘Punekar ‘ Assistant Coach, Hrishikesh Kanitkar spoke on this occasion, “Pune’s youth has always been enthusiastic about cricket more so when it comes to the home team they will be happy to get their fan van. I am excited to be a part of the team again and look forward to a fantastic season.”

The Supergiants have joined hands with Ketto, This year they will pay tribute to the Indian army, urging their fans to join the movement and share their unique ways of paying Salami to the soldiers of the Indian army, which will be run through innovative digital media campaign called #SuperGiantsforSoldiers powered by Ketto who have planned the entire initiative for team RPS.

Along with the social media campaign, the team will also be starting a fundraiser on Ketto to raise funds and create awareness for the PRC, Kirkee, Pune, a Rehabilitation Centre meant for the after care and rehabilitation of personnel’s of Defence forces of India

“At Ketto, we’ve always wanted to do our bit for the welfare of Indian soldiers. I’m truly honoured to be a part of this initiative” says Kunal Kapoor, co-founder of Ketto.

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