Jharkhand State Cricket Association

Jharkhand State Cricket Association
Sport Cricket
Jurisdiction Jharkhand
Abbreviation JSCA
Founded 2000 (2000)
Affiliation Board of Control for Cricket in India
Headquarters JSCA International Cricket Stadium
Location Ranchi
President Amitabh Choudhary
Secretary [Rajesh Verma]
Coach Subroto Banerjee
Other key staff 17
Official website

Jharkhand State Cricket Association is the governing body of the cricket activities in the Jharkhand state of India and the Jharkhand cricket team. It is affiliated to the Board of Control for Cricket in India.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Amitabh Choudary is the current president of Jharkhand Cricket Association.


It came in existence in year 2000 and got full membership of BCCI in 2003.

Association stands at a historic phase in its history, not only is the captain of the national side Mahendra Singh Dhoni is from Jharkhand but several other players have made their mark on the national stage in the past few years, three of them going on to play for the country.

In March 2011, for the first time in the history of the Association, the state team demolished Gujarat in the Finals to win the Vijay Hazare Trophy, a victory symbolic of the ascendancy of Jharkhand cricket.

A number of players had also gone on to perform valuable roles for their various franchises in the Indian Premier League. The construction of International Stadium at Ranchi had help the association to grow and helped more the player to play cricket. The construction began in the June 2009 and hosted its first first-class match in November, 2010.

Apart from a world-class stadium, the complex also has a second regulation, The Ranchi Oval, a fully equipped Indoor Cricket Facility, outdoor practice nets with ten wickets, state of the art synthetic tennis courts, a swimming pool, a clubhouse, etcetera.

Affiliated Districts

  • Bokaro District Cricket Association
  • Cricket Association of Saraikela-Kharswan
  • Jamtara District Cricket Association
  • Koderma District Cricket Association
  • Chatra District Cricket Association
  • Dhanbad Cricket Association
  • Lohardaga District Cricket Association
  • Latehar District Cricket Association
  • District Cricket Association Dumka
  • District Cricket Association Deoghar
  • Palamu Cricket Association
  • Pakur District Cricket Association
  • District Cricket Association Sahibganj
  • District Cricket Association Godda
  • Ranchi District Cricket Association
  • Ramgarh Cricket Association
  • Garhwa District Cricket Association
  • Giridih District Cricket Association
  • Simdega District Cricket Association
  • West Singhbhum District Cricket Association
  • Gumla District Cricket Association
  • Hazaribag District Cricket Association
  • Khunti District Cricket Association

Home Ground

International career


  1. "Jharkhand State Cricket Association to put boxes and lounges on retail sale". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  2. "Jharkhand State Cricket Association to sell 6,000 less ODI match tickets". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  3. "The Pioneer". dailypioneer.com. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  4. Special Correspondent. "Playing at Ranchi a big thing for me: Dhoni". The Hindu. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  5. "The Pioneer". dailypioneer.com. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  6. "IPL 2013: Schedule for the sixth edition of Indian Premier League announced". Cricket Country. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  7. http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-05/ranchi/36161022_1_odi-tickets-jharkhand-state-cricket-association-india-england-odi

See also

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