Yes Bank International Polo Cup
The Yes Bank International Polo Cup match was held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the ARC Polo Grounds, Mahalaxmi . This is the third year of the Yes Bank international polo cup and the third consecutive year that the Indian ARC team walked away with the trophy.
Yes Bank has associated itself in the sports sphere with Polo and Corporate Golf. Since inception, Yes Bank has been supporting the WIGA Senior Citizens Golf Tournament as well as the SWF Interclub Caddies Golf Tournament (CSR golf events), which represents an ideal platform for encouraging inclusivity in sports.
Yes Bank partnered with the Amateur Riders’ Club (ARC), a private civilian horse riding club in India, for the Yes Bank International Polo Cup match between India ARC and Argentina.
Hosted by Mr. RanaKapoor, Managing Director & CEO, Yes Bank and Mr. Raj Shroff, President, Amateur Riders Club; H. E. Mr. Tomás Ferrari, Consul General of The Argentine Republic in Mumbai was the Guest of Honour at the event. Mrs. BinduRanaKapoor along with RadhaKapoor & RoshniKapoor hosted the prize distribution ceremony.
The event was also attended by the crème de la crème of the country including KabirBedi, RakeyshOmprakashMehra, InduShahani, DeviekaBhojwani, Monica Vaziralli, Michelle &YohanPoonawalla , Rajiv Samant, PragatiMehra, NishaJamwal, Malti Jain, PoojaHegde, DeepikaGehani, Jamal Mecklai, Remu and NaazZaveri, Simone Poonawalla, Jimmy Mistry, Asha Patel, ZaverayPoonawalla, Samir Dattani among others.
The action packed evening included a musical by the well known actress and music artist, Manasi Scott coupled with a sensational fashion show by DelnaPoonawalla exhibiting her latest Resort-wear Line along with an exclusive hat collection.
Mr. RanaKapoor, Managing Director & CEO, Yes Bank said, "The Yes Bank annual international Polo Championship has emerged as one of the premier polo events in India, with the best teams and players competing for the prestigious accolade. Polo is truly the ‘Sport of Kings’ that has gained significant momentum over the last few decades and we at Yes Bank truly believe in supporting and promoting sporting activities that showcase our country’s abundant and diverse talent. I am happy to see that ARC is making significant efforts to encourage the sport in Mumbai.
Mr. Raj Shroff President Amateur Riders Club said, "The Amateur Rider’s Club is proud to present the Yes Bank International Polo Cup. Polo being an interesting outdoor sporting opportunity combining speed, fitness and animal connect, is drawing more young Indians to develop broader sporting interests. We are confident of making rapid strides in our efforts to popularize the growing sport of riding as footfalls to the eagerly awaited Mumbai Polo season increase each year".
The Argentina-Arandu, Polo Team featured Mr. Marcelo Araya (captain), Mr. Henry J. Miles, Mr. Benjamin Araya and Mr. Alejandro Savage, and the Indian Polo Team featured Mr. Simran Singh Shergill, Mr. Mr. AbhimanyuPathak, Mr. Shyam Mehta and Mr. Ravi Rathore.
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