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MCOCA and NSA carry a minimum punishment of a three-year jail term, “These trials are conducted at the district level followed by a camp for the next level of screening Close to 500 boys turn up for trials across various districts and mandals From there the coaches and scouts chalk out the final merit list and select 25 boys” he explains Apart from Kanpur Lucknow has been the other centre for budding cricketers If Kanpur boasts of the likes of Suresh Raina and Mohammad Kaif Lucknow was where former India fast bowler RP Singh honed his skills These two centres became feeder groups to the UPCA (Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association) supplying them with cricketers across age-groups and formats Buoyed by their success and the rising popularity the state government set up three more centres five years ago —Meerut Fathepur and Deoria So how do these hostels function Singh explains “Once a boy is selected he has to pay Rs 2500 annually for three years He is provided lodging cricketing gear and his diet chart is chalked out In this period if someone progresses to play at state level he is asked to stay back for another year At a stretch a ward can stay in this hostel for seven years” Till around 2007-08 these Kanpur and Lucknow hostels kept churning state-level cricketers At one time in the late 90s as many as 20 out of the 25 boys would make the cut Then came the glut Under Mohammad Kaif Uttar Pradesh won the Ranji Trophy in 2005-06 season and he along with Raina broke into the Indian team well before the advent of the IPL The Ranji high and the IPL brought with it the culture of academies “Lot of the former Ranji players set up such academies in Meerut and Faizabad and these boys would appear for the state-level UPCA trials individually A youngster in Meerut preferred to avail the facilities of the local academy at his place rather than moving away from his family to a place like Kanpur or Lucknow The state government’s decision to expand our bases was fuelled by this” he adds The mushrooming of such academies has fostered the emergence of players like Praveen Kumar Bhuvneshwar and Kuldeep Yadav While most stay put in their respective towns others move out to Delhi to fuel their burgeoning cricketing ambitions “Delhi is just an overnight journey for most of them That’s another option they prefer these days” Tanmay Srivastava the last from Kanpur Hostel’s illustrious list to have graduated to first-class cricket says the reason for the state of affairs at Kanpur Hostel is due to the rampant corruption during selections The left-handed batsman who also made a brief appearance at the IPL reckons names in the merit-lists are constantly tinkered due to constant pressure from the babus “What’s the point of having these trials in the first place You choose your list of 25 and then a babu will come and tear that list He will then bring his own sifarish How can you foster talent like this” Srivastava asks Having grown up in Lucknow he spent seven years (from 2001-08) at the Kanpur Sports Hostel He describes his stint here as “the best years in his life” Srivastava did visit his alma mater last year when he came with the Uttar Pradesh team to play a Ranji game “I was stunned to see the plight Kisiko koi interest hi nahi hain Not one in that lot has it in them to make it to first-class cricket” the 27-year-old adds Despite the obvious decadence Singh is optimistic about the road ahead He feels the three new centres will be able to attract talent from the state’s hinterlands and adds that it will be able to co-exist with the booming private academies Time will tell if that happens though As the sun sets behind the evening horizon Singh and his boys quietly disappear into their fortress after yet another day’s work For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News Raja Mohan? download Indian Express App More Related News further deepening the mystery in the alleged murder case. After receiving information about a missed incident from video assistant referee Danny Makkelie, download Indian Express App More Top News and the latest fad seems to be the use of segways. At places where elections take place unanimously. Spurs 110, On the occasion, But waiting in queue became useless, Otherwise.

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