About RPSG Sports Business
RPSG Sports Private Limited is the sports arm of the RP Sanjiv Goenka Group, one of India's largest conglomerates with an asset base of $7 Bn and an active presence in 35+ countries.
Formed in 2014, RPSG Sports came to being with an unwavering goal - breeding excellence within the sporting community of India. Having made multiple investments, the current portfolio of RPSG Sports includes the iconic ATK Mohun Bagan Football Club, the pathbreaking Lucknow Super Giants and the new and exciting Durban's Super Giants.
Lucknow Super Giants
RPSG Group owns the Lucknow Super Giants cricket team based in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The Lucknow franchise was formed in 2021. LSG participates in the Indian Premier League and qualified for the playoffs in its debut season in 2022. Dr Sanjiv Goenka is the principal owner of the team.
LSG is captained by KL Rahul and coached by Andy Flower. Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh is the home ground for the team.
- RPSG Group owns Durban's Super Giants, a cricket team based in Durban, South Africa. The franchise was formed in 2022 and it competes in the SA20 league. The team took part in the inaugural edition of the SA20 league in 2023. The team's home ground is the Kingsmead Cricket Ground. Dr Sanjiv Goenka is the owner of the team, Lance Klusener is the head coach and Quinton de Kock is the captain.
- The Group's first sports asset was ATK - a football club based in Kolkata, which competes in the Indian Super League football competition. The license for the club was acquired in 2014 by a consortium that also included the celebrated Spanish football club Atlético de Madrid, which exited in 2017. The club is one of the eight original participating ISL teams. The Group acquired a majority stake in Mohun Bagan Football Club in 2020. The iconic club, established in 1889, has won 100 major titles to date. They have won the prestigious I-League title five times. The clubs were merged and play as one since ISL 2020-21 onwards.
- The Rising Pune Supergiant was a franchise that participated in the Indian Premier League competition in 2016 and 2017. The franchise had some of the biggest names in world cricket and went on to reach the IPL Final in 2017.
Dr. Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP Sanjiv Goenka Group
"When we got the Lucknow franchise, the attempt was to create something which is lasting, so we looked at younger players. Most of our players, with the exception of one or two, are very young, so we're looking at building a team for the long term."
Shashwat Goenka, Sector Head - Retail & FMCG, RP Sanjiv Goenka Group
"The RP Sanjiv Goenka Group has always strived to be pioneers who represent the people and the nation."
Gautam Gambhir, Global Mentor, Super Giants
"As a Global mentor of Super Giants I look forward to some added responsibility. My intensity and passion to win have just got International wings. It will be a proud moment to see the Super Giants family leave a global imprint. I thank the Super Giants family for showing that faith in me."