UPCA misses its presence in banners from Green Park stadium

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Kanpur, Nov 20 (UNI) The tiff between Uttar Pradesh Cricket Asociation (UPCA) and the UP government came to fore during India-England ODI here today with the district adminstration's banner taking the place of the state cricket association over the media centre.

The UPCA had expressed unhappiness over the payment of Rs one crore as stadium rent to the district administration and even proposed to have another world-class stadium in near future.

The blue colour of the banner saying 'Distrcit administration of Kanpur welcomes you' amused many realising the blue colour is official colour of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

The stringent secuirty arrangements saw the Green Park stadium virtually turning into a fortress much to the inconvenience of the spectators who found security checks extremely irksome.

The match being totally sold out, tickets in black were also witnessed ouitside the stadium.


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