HCA shall initiate revolutionary reforms for development of cricket in Telangana


  • Talks with the government soon for the construction of a new international stadium
  • Planning to build stadiums in two or three district centers in the first phase
  • Discussions are going to appoint former pacer Venkatesh Prasad as Head of Cricket Operations
  • All pending Audits of HCA Accounts are completd which will clear the line for the release of funds from BCCI and posted on website at https://hycricket.org/annual-rpts/annual-rpts.html
  • Domestic cricket season starts from 8th of this month
  • Route Map for Women's League Cricket shall be drawn.


Hyderabad: Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has taken some revolutionary decisions for the overall development of cricket in the Telangana state with the help of BCCI. HCA President Jaganmohan Rao, Secretary Devraj, Treasurer CJ Srinivas and Councilor Sunil Agarwal participated in the apex council meeting held on Sunday at uppal stadium. On this occasion, Jaganmohan Rao said that keeping in mind the welfare and progress of Telangana cricketers, we are holding discussions with former pacer Venkatesh Prasad as the head of HCA cricket operations. He said that discussions will be held with the government to build a new international stadium soon, which will increase the brand image of Hyderabad, and it can be easily constructed if the government agrees to give land. He also said that we are working to build stadiums in two and three district centers and we will call tenders to put up a turf wicket in Mahabubnagar stadium and fencing around Nizamabad stadium.

Domestic season starts from July 8 2024 Secretary Devraj said that the domestic cricket schedule will start from 8th of this month. He said that we are preparing a road map to start women's league cricket as well. It has been mentioned that there is a plan to construct a multi-level parking lot at the Uppal Stadium. Devraj said that they are going to give job notifications of coaches, umpires, groundsmen and scorers.

Cleared pending audits Jagan Mohan Rao said that the pending audits from 2018 have been approved. If these are sent to BCCI, the pending funds due from BCCI will also be released, he said. He said that a committee has been set up for the payment of clearing pending bills, in which one person from Apex Council, one person from AG and one lawyer will be present. Jagan Mohan Rao said that they will inquire and pay the bills.

Arshanapalli Jaganmohan Rao, Hon. President HCA, (13-04-2024)
The Hyderabad Cricket Association