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Cricket Association of Uttarakhand

Cricket Association of Uttarakhand
SportCricket
JurisdictionUttarakhand, India
AbbreviationCAU
Founded2006
AffiliationBoard of Control for Cricket in India
Affiliation date2019
HeadquartersCAU Headquarters, Raipur
LocationDehradun, Uttarakhand, India
PresidentJot Singh Gunsola
SecretaryMahim Verma
CoachManish Jha
Official website
cauttarakhand.tv
India

The Cricket Association of Uttarakhand (CAU) is the governing body of the cricket activities in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and the Uttarakhand cricket team. It is affiliated with the Board of Control for Cricket in India.[1][2][3][4]

Hira Singh Bisht was the founding president of the Cricket Association of Uttarakhand.[5]

History

Old logo of the Cricket Association of Uttarakhand

After Uttarakhand came into existence in year 2000, even by 2008 the state did not have a cricket team due to multiple cricket associations from the state applied for BCCI affiliation. In 2015, 3 of the 5 associations united under Uttarakhand Cricket Association to try to get BCCI affiliation.[6] In 2017, United Cricket Association left the union and merged with Cricket Association of Uttarakhand (CAU).[7] In 2018, when the cricket team started playing, BCCI had to constitute a Uttarakhand Cricket Consensus Committee to run the affairs of cricket in the state. In 2019, BCCI granted Cricket Association of Uttarakhand (CAU) its full membership. Uttarakhand Cricket Association failed to make through adequate criteria of BCCI, while Uttaranchal Cricket Association was rejected due to its lower revenue in comparison to CAU.[7]

In June 2020, Wasim Jaffer was announced as the head coach of Uttarakhand cricket team for 2020–21 season.[8]

Governing body

Elections for the Cricket Association of Uttarakhand were held on September 12, 2019. The elections were held unopposed and the following office bearers were elected:[9][10]

  • President: Jot Singh Gunsola
  • Vice President: Sanjay Rawat
  • General Secretary: Mahim Verma
  • Joint Secretary: Avinish Verma
  • Treasurer: Prithvi Singh Negi
  • Member (Apex Council): Deepak Mehra

Staff

Coach:

Home ground

See also

References

  1. ^ Chakrabarty, Shamik (14 August 2019). "New chapter for Uttarakhand cricket; gets full membership in BCCI". The Indian Express. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Cricket Association of Uttarakhand gets full BCCI recognition". Uttarakhand News Network. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  3. ^ "19 साल का संघर्ष पूरा, उत्तराखंड को मिली बीसीसीआई की पूर्ण मान्यता" (in Hindi). Amarujala. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  4. ^ Pantharic, Raksha (14 August 2019). "खत्म हुआ 19 सालों का इंतजार, उत्तराखंड को मिली बीसीसीआइ की मान्यता" (in Hindi). Daink Jagran. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  5. ^ "BCCI affiliation to Uttarakhand cricket board will open up opportunities: Rawat". Times of India. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Cricket associations in Uttarakhand unite to attain BCCI affiliation". The Hindu. 26 January 2015. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Cricket Association of Uttarakhand gets BCCI membership". ESPNcricinfo. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Wasim Jaffer named Uttarakhand head coach". ESPNcricinfo. 23 June 2020. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  9. ^ "Cricket Association of Uttarakhand body elected". Times of India. 15 September 2019. Retrieved 15 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Gunsola become the President and Mahim Verma the General Secretary" (in Hindi). Amar Ujala. 15 September 2019. Retrieved 15 September 2019.


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