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Cricket in Delhi

Being in accord with other cities across the country, Delhi too is fond of the game of Cricket, which is reflected in many ways. The influence of Cricket in the region can well be demonstrated with the long list of international cricketers emerged from Delhi.

To name a few, Bishan Singh Bedi, Chetan Chauhan, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan are some of the international cricketers who rose to fame in the books of cricket legends with numerous records to their cap.

Furthermore, a lot of cricket grounds located across the city of Delhi comes as a boon to emerging players as they play friendly matches and practice to achieve the finest skills of Cricket. As a matter of fact, Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium is one such celebrated cricket ground in the region which is the functionary venue for many international test and one-day international matches.

In addition, Feroz Shah Kotla is the primary home ground of the cricket team which represents Delhi IPL Team representing Delhiin the domestic first-class cricket championship like Ranji Trophy. In the lucrative Indian Premier League, the city of Delhi is being represented by Delhi Daredevils.

The Karnail Singh Stadium owned and maintained by the Indian Railways has good track records in hosting many domestic cricket matches like Ranji Trophy for over five decades. The Harbax Singh Stadium located in the region is also a primary host of numerous domestic first-class matches, including few matches of 1997 Women's Cricket World Cup.

It is important to note that the Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) is the official establishment which oversees and controls cricketing activities in Delhi, and the organization is associated to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

The primary function of the Delhi District Cricket Association is to encourage and modernize the cricket clubs in Delhi and the game of Cricket by conducting an assorted range of cricketing events like Cricket Leagues, Cricket Tourneys for the Under-13, Under-15, Under-17, Under-19, Under-22 and Under-25 age group classes and coordinating and leading national tourneys as well.

The DDCA is managed by an executive committee with the strength of President, Vice President, General Secretary, Club Secretary, Joint Secretary and other significant positions.

Location and Contact Details of DDCA:

Delhi & District Cricket Association
Ferozeshah Kotla Ground,
Delhi Gate, Ito,
New Delhi-110002
Call: (011) 23319323, 23312721, 23313143

Chief Administrator 
Mr. Pankaj Bhardwaj,  
E-mail: pbhardwaj@ddca.in

Administrator  
Mr. C.K. Bhardwaj,  
E-mail: ckb@ddca.in

Cricket academies  and Cricket clubs in Delhi:

Delhi Cricket Club
Siddharth International Public School,
Near Chetak Complex & Opposite Pocket B Park,
Gurudwara Road, Dilshad Garden,
Delhi - 110095   
Call: (011) 66722471

Mukesh Yadav Cricket Academy
Building No. 308,Second Floor, Nimri Colony, Phase 4,
Near Sanatan Dharm Mandir, Ashok Vihar IV-Ashok Vihar,
Delhi - 110052     
Call: (011) 66436503

Three Star Cricket Academy
Radha Krishan Vidhya Niketan School,
Sec-3, Near Nbcc Plaza, Pushp Vihar,
Delhi - 110017   
Call: (011) 66538633

Indraprastha Cricket Academy
Guru Nanak Public School Ground,
Near Mc Donalds, Punjabi Bagh,
Delhi - 110026   
Call: (011) 66532754

Harry Cricket Academy
Guru Nanak Public School,
Pushpanjali Enclave /Mm Public School Kohat Enclave,
Opposite Bal Bharti Public School, Pitampura,
Delhi - 110034   
Call: (011) 66440934

Gyanti Cricket
Srijan School, Ramjas Sports Complex,
Model Town 3, West Patel Nagar,
Delhi - 110008     
Call: (011) 66730626

Country Club Venture sports academy
Rao Tula Ram College Of Technical Education
South Delhi Campus, Shanti Niketan-Moti Bagh,
Delhi - 110021   
Call: (011) 66730650

Yamuna Sports Complex
Near Vivekanand Mahila College,
Surajmal Vihar-Anand Vihar,
Delhi - 110092     
Call: (011) 22164726

Dwarka Sports Club
Sports Complex, Dwarka Sector-11,
Delhi - 110075   
Call: (011) 25089733

Chilla Sports Complex
Dda, Dhallupura, Vasundhara Encl, Vasundhara Enclave,
Delhi - 110096
Call: (011) 22623184

Poorvi Delhi Khel Parisar
Dda Sport Cplx, Opp Gtb Hospital,
Nr Green Field School, Tahirpur,
Delhi - 110095   
Call: (011) 22571088

LB Shastri Cricket Club
Ashok Vihar, Phase III, Opposite Laxmibai College ,
Bharat Nagar, Ashok Vihar,
Delhi - 110052   
Call: 9990901166

With the emergence of Cricket academies in Delhi, Cricket schools in Delhi and Cricket clubs in Delhi, the game of Cricket is celebrated all across the city to its fullest.

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