(Last Updated on : 28/03/2012)
Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association is the administrative body of the Cricket activities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
. It is affiliated to the Board of Control for Cricket in India
(BCCI). The UP Cricket Association is responsible for supporting, developing and promoting cricket at various league tournaments, Tournaments for the age group Under-13, Under-15, Under-17, and Under-19, Under-22 and Under-25 categories besides organising and conducting National Tournaments.
Some of the U.P players who have represented India are Mahammad Kaif, Suresh Raina
, Rudra Pratap Singh
, Piyush Chawla
, Praveen Kumar Singh, Sudeep Tyagi etc.
U.P Women's Cricket
Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association Women wing was affiliated in 2006-07. There are 16 Districts with the women wing.
For the purpose of promoting women cricket at the district levels, various tournaments and championships regularly take place at various cities in Uttar Pradesh
. Every year in the month of May, a Women Challenger Trophy is organized by the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association to promote and improve the condition of women's cricket in the state. For the purpose of the match the player wear coloured jersey.
U-19 Women team champion in the Junior Nationals 2009-2010 at Kalyani, West Bengal
and 2010-2011 at Pune
. Uttar Pradesh Senior Women Team defeated the Indian Railways in the Central Zone Championship at Delhi
2011. The association has four Level-A Coaches and One Level-B Coach.
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