4 State-level Umpires, Scorer Feted By Upca | Kanpur News


Kanpur: Four former state-level umpires of Kanpur and a national level scorer were felicitated by the UPCA during the state-level umpiring workshop which concluded at the Kamla Club on Saturday. The umpires who were honoured were Satish Gupta, also a former international umpire, Girish Kapoor, PN Mishra and Khan Ehsan Wahidi. Scorer Saurabh Chaturvedi was also felicitated on the occasion.
As many as 38 umpires including a girl umpire Aditi Sharma from Jhansi took part in the three- day workshop which concluded with their evaluation. The umpires were taught by Amish Saheba, a noted international umpire and BCCI educationist. UPCA vice-president Shyam Babu said that the workshop would prove useful for the upcoming umpires. They should work hard and try to get a place in the BCCI umpires panel, he said. The programme began with the speech delivered by Deepak Sharma, CEO of Dr Gaur Hari Singhania Cricket Academy. He discussed the role and significance of umpire and umpiring. tnn





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