SiCA initiates process for development of cricket in Sikkim

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020 07:30 [IST]

Last Update: Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020 01:51 [IST]

SiCA initiates process for development of cricket in Sikkim

GANGTOK,: Sikkim Cricket Association (SiCA) on Monday called a meeting at Sikkim Cricket Ground, Rangpo to discuss on the master plan for short-term and long-term development of cricket in Sikkim.
Honorary SiCA coaching director Dr. Atul Gaikwad, coaches, selectors, administrative staff, ground staff, district association representatives, and senior men and women players were present at the meeting, informs a press release.
“The main agenda of the meeting was development and promotion of cricket in Sikkim, how players will get more exposure and experience and become a role model for the upcoming generations, how coaches can contribute to increasing the numbers of players with the utilization of available resources and create a common development language, talent hunt programs, identifying new talents, transparent selection process, development of district-wise infrastructure, encouragement of club culture, generation of funds, etc.,” SiCA said.
During the meeting, SiCA president Lobzang G. Tenzing also informed about their plan of mapping all the coaches, umpires and support staff area-wise in SiCA website so that it will be easy for the interested players to get in touch with the respective personnel relating to cricket.
Dr. Atul Gaikwad and Dichen Dolkar gave a presentation on how cricket can be taken forward in the State, the release mentions.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi