Upca

  • Gopal Sharma ousted from UPCA committee July 21, 2014

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association(UPCA) has undergone major alterations in the selection panel as former India off-spinner Gopal Sharma and Ranji stalwart Shashikant Khandekar were shown the door in the Dehradun meet on Sunday. In the meeting chaired by UPCA secretary Rajeev Shukla, many senior and junior officials were deposed as...
  • UPCA to make one-time payment to all ex-Ranji cricketers May 26, 2014

    Kanpur: The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) president Rajiv Shukla on Monday announced that all the former first-class cricketers from the state will be rewarded with an ex-gratia payment ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh in the coming days. The decision was taken at the AGM of the state...
  • International cricket stadium in Lucknow by 2017 December 13, 2013

    Lucknow: Lucknow is all set to get a state-of-the art international cricket stadium by the first quarter of 2017, a government official said Friday. A senior official in the housing department told IANS that a government order has already been issued for the stadium and a sports complex that will be...
  • West Indies get down to business with warm-up tie October 30, 2013

    Kolkata: Amid grand plans in India to give a memorable adieu to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, the visiting West Indies team would get a chance to adapt to the conditions and test themselves in match situations as they take on Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association XI in a three-dayer beginning here...
  • Rajiv Shukla confident of Kanpur hosting Ind-WI ODI October 23, 2013

    Kanpur: Following a BCCI inspection, Cricket Board Vice President Rajiv Shukla Wednesday expressed confidence that the Green Park stadium here will be ready in time to host the third One-day International between India and the West Indies next month. An inspection team headed by BCCI official Ratnakar Shetty visited the stadium...
  • BCCI unhappy with Green Park's preparation for Ind-Aus Test December 1, 2012

    Kanpur: City's Green Park stadium could lose its right to host the third Test between India and Australia, starting March 14 next year as the BCCI is unhappy with the slow progress of the renovation work at the ground and has set a January 2013 deadline for the UPCA to...