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Sikkim Cricket Association

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Sikkim Cricket Association
SportCricket
JurisdictionSikkim
AbbreviationSICA
Founded1987 (1987)
AffiliationBoard of Control for Cricket in India
HeadquartersSikkim Cricket Ground, Opp. Eco Paradise,
LocationRangpo
PresidentTika Subba
SecretaryRinzing Namgyal Bhutia
Official website
www.sikkimcricket.com
India

Sikkim Cricket Association (SCA) is the governing body of the Cricket in the Indian state of Sikkim and the Sikkim cricket team. It is headquartered in Rangpo, Sikkim. Among other duties, SCA is responsible for organizing various cricketing tournaments in the state. It is affiliated to the Board of Control for Cricket in India as a Full Member.

Sikkim Cricket Ground in Rangpo, Pakyong district is the official cricket ground in Sikkim and has been leased to Sikkim Cricket Association in 2002 by the Government of Sikkim.

Mr. Tika Subba is the current President of Sikkim Cricket Association.[1]

History

Sikkim Cricket Association was formed and registered under the Government of Sikkim in 1987. In 1989 Polly Umrigar and Madhav Mantri both BCCI members visited Sikkim and were very impressed with the Mining Cricket Ground (the home ground of SCA) and its potential for being converted into a world-class stadium.

It was in 1991, Sikkim Cricket Association got affiliated to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

In 1994, the Sikkim team participated in their first Junior Level National Tournament, and also in 1997 the first match was played in Sikkim Cricket Ground, Rangpo, Sikkim against Bihar U-19 team and the match was Inaugurated by The Honorable Chief Minister of Sikkim.

Tournaments

The Sikkim Cricket Association participates in following BCCI tournaments.

Home ground

References

  1. ^ "Ground reality hits Northeast states before first-class debut". Sport Star Live. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
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