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West Indies in India 2013-14

Kanpur to host final West Indies ODI

Nov 2, 2013: International cricket will return to Kanpur after a four-year gap as the BCCI picked Green Park stadium to host the final ODI between India and West Indies scheduled for November 27

Nagraj Gollapudi

Australia in India 2012-13

Kanpur loses Australia Test to Hyderabad

Dec 28, 2012: The venue of the third Test between India and Australia in March has been shifted to the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad from Green Park, Kanpur

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in India 2012-13

Kanpur likely to lose Australia Test

Dec 17, 2012: The Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad is likely to host its second Test of the season if the BCCI decides to move the fourth Test against Australia from Kanpur

Amol Karhadkar

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Kanpur

Kanpur pitch expected to be more bowler friendly

Nov 22, 2009: The Kanpur pitch is expected to have more in it for the bowlers than the one in Ahmedabad

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur, 2nd day

Better than expected, but hardly ideal - Arthur

Apr 12, 2008: Although Mickey Arthur, the South Africa coach, reiterated the track didn't turn out to be as bad as he expected, and that it wasn't an ideal one for Tests

Sidharth Monga in Kanpur

India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur

Surface tension before series decider

Apr 10, 2008: Kanpur has a lot to thank Ahmedabad for. Had India come into this match leading the series, a draw would have been as likely as the haze in the Kanpur winter

Sidharth Monga in Kanpur

India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chennai

Local government keen to have Test at Kanpur

Dec 1, 2005: The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government has said it would try hard to ensure that the third Test between India and Sri Lanka is not shifted from Kanpur

PTI

Sri Lanka in India 2005-06

Kanpur misses out on third Test

Dec 1, 2005: Kanpur will not host the third Test, scheduled from December 18-22, between India and Sri Lanka

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in India 2005-06

Doubts over Kanpur Test

Nov 30, 2005: Kanpur is scheduled to stage the third Test from December 18 but the failure of the Municipal Corporation to hand over the ground to UPCA has thrown the match into jeopardy

PTI

Sri Lanka tour of India, 2005-06

Chennai to hold 1st Test

Nov 9, 2005: The first match of the three-Test series between Sri Lanka and India will be held at Chennai from December 2 to 6

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Kanpur

Front-foot blaster

Apr 15, 2005: A statistical analysis of Shahid Afridi's century

On the ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

India v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Kanpur

Shahid Afridi - master of the chaos

Apr 15, 2005: Pakistan View

The Pakistan View by Osman Samiuddin

India v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Kanpur

'They tried to get me out but I was fortunate'

Apr 15, 2005: After blasting the Indians all around the park, Shahid Afridi tried to play down his innings, attributing it to the Almighty's grace, his captain's backing, and good fortune

Rahul Bhatia in Kanpur

India v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Kanpur

Blown away

Apr 15, 2005: Sachin Tendulkar, the only survivor from the October 1997 team, could probably remember what it had been like that evening at the Gaddadi Stadium in Lahore when Ijaz Ahmed - who would have been a natural as a woodcutter or axe-murderer - savaged

The Wisden Verdict by Dileep Premachandran in Kanpur

India v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Kanpur

The mad world of television production

Apr 15, 2005: The bundles of thick cables by Gate 7 at Green Park were a dead giveaway

Roving Reporter by Rahul Bhatia in Kanpur

India v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Kanpur

Afridi's luck

Apr 15, 2005: Plays of the day from the Kanpur one-day international

Rahul Bhatia in Kanpur

India v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Kanpur

Pakistan ride on Afridi blitz

Apr 15, 2005: A volcanic hundred from Shahid Afridi, the second fastest in one-dayers, made a fighting total look paltry as Pakistan eased to a six-wicket win to take a 3-2 lead in the six-match series

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Kanpur, 5th day

Managing the media

Nov 24, 2004: Gerald de Kock was one peeved communications officer

Roving Reporter by Nagraj Gollapudi in Kanpur

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Kanpur, 5th day

Bowlers enliven a stalemate

Nov 24, 2004: As expected, the Kanpur Test petered out to a draw with the South African top order gaining some useful batting practice on the final day

The Bulletin by S Rajesh

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Kanpur, 4th day

No point blaming the pitch, says Wadekar

Nov 23, 2004: Ajit Wadekar, the former Indian captain and coach, feels that too much is being made of the quality of pitches used for Test matches

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan
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