HIMACHAL PRADESH CRICKET ASSOCIATION

  • HPCA-Himachal tussle robs Dharmasala of IPL matches April 4, 2014

    Dharamsala: The tussle between the Congress-led state government and the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA), headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur, has robbed this hill station of Indian Premier League (IPL) matches. The picturesque HPCA Stadium, overseeing the snowcapped Dhauladhar ranges, had hosted nine IPL matches in the last four seasons...
  • Rishi Dhawan fivefor helps Himachal dismiss Hyderabad for 237 November 21, 2013

    Dharmasala: Seam bowler Rishi Dhawan returned with a five wicket haul to lead a disciplined bowling attack as Himachal Pradesh dismissed Hyderabad for 237 in their first innings on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Group C match on Thursday. Skipper Dhawan led from the front with figures of 287755,...
  • Cricket body gets back custody of Dharamsala stadium November 5, 2013

    Shimla: In a major jolt to the Himachal Pradesh government, the state high court on Tuesday ordered restoration of possession of the picturesque international cricket stadium in Dharamsala to the state cricket body. The stadium and its residential complex were taken over by the state along with other Himachal Pradesh Cricket...
  • Ad hoc body to run cricket administration in HP October 29, 2013

    Dharamsala: Justifying his actions of cancelling the land lease with HPCA, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday said that an adhoc body has been formed to run the cricket affairs in the state and all the matches will be held as scheduled. "An ad hoc body has been formed...
  • Yuvraj Singh keen to open cricketing facility in Himachal Pradesh September 3, 2013

    Dharamsala: Indian allrounder Yuvraj Singh was on Tuesday impressed by the passion and talent of local cricketers here and expressed his interest in opening up cricketing facility at various locations of the state. "I am very excited to see the kind of interest the kids in the state have for the...
  • Buzz over Sachin Tendulkar's first match in Dharamsala May 7, 2013

    Dharamsala: God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar's imminent knock in the land of gods has sent the excitement quotient soaring across the boundary. His fans are desperately awaiting his first ever match at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association's (HPCA) sole venue, located at an altitude of 4,000 feet above sea level...
  • In pics: The IPL 6 venues March 30, 2013

    The Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium hosts match for the local team, Delhi Daredevils. (Getty Images)The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in Mohali is the home ground for the Adam Gilchrist-led Kings XI Punjab. (Getty Images)The MA Chidambaram Stadium is the home ground for two-time IPL winners (2010 and 2011) Chennai Super Kings. (Getty Images)
  • HPCA to be charged for providing security during IPL matches March 24, 2013

    Shimla: In a major setback to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday said the association would no longer provide security for the IPL matches free of cost as HPCA is a commercial organisation. The HPCA headed by Anurag Thakur, MP and son of former Chief Minister Prem...
  • 5th ODI: Deflated England battle to sav January 26, 2013

    Dharamsala: Against the stunning backdrop of the snowclad Dhauladhar range, the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium will make its international debut on Sunday in the final ODI between India and England. The series started in western India with England taking the lead, but with each change of venue the...
  • Dharamsala set to host its first international match January 17, 2013

    Dharamsala: This picturesque Himalayan hill station, which has lured hundreds of thousands of Westerners since Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama settled here in 1960, is all set witness its first international cricket match this month. The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) is leaving no stone unturned to make the fifth and...
  • Dharamsala all set to host IndEng ODI April 13, 2012

    Dharamsala: With the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association's (HPCA) stadium all set to host its first international match, HPCA President Anurag Thakur said that ICC representative and former Australian batsman David Boon gave his goahead to the venue after inspecting it last year. Dharamsala, which has been hosting the IPL matches for...
  • Dharamsala to host international matches January 20, 2012

    Shimla: The picturesque stadium in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala town is all set to host international cricket matches with the International Cricket Council (ICC) giving its clearance, an official said here on Friday. The ICC has approved the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium for hosting oneday international (ODI) and Twenty20 matches,...