Sports in IITK has its own value.Cricket is the most popular game in India.So here in IITK too Students as well as Faculty members are very passionate for cricket.IITK has its own cricket team who has won many trophies in various tournaments all over the country.
Institute has a well-devoted ground specially for cricket with the facilities of flood lights, nets also.There are two cricket grounds, one is the Main Ground near the Academic Area and the other one is the ACES ground near the main IIT Gate. The pitch is regularly maintained by the experienced people. These facilities are mostly for institute team players.
Training is provided by Subroto Roy sir throughout the year.
Kits are available and are provided to the students and are allowed to practice under the guidance of regular team player or the coach.
Institute tries to involve students from every year in cricket activities. For first year students, there is CPA (Compulsory Physical Activities) in which some people are selected on trial basis and then they are trained for an year. Then there is summer camp in which students with high interests stay in a particular sport back on campus in summers, and go under rigorous training.
Gold Medal in INTER-IIT '11 and '13. GOLD Medal in UDGHOSH '12 and '14 (Annual sport festival of IIT Kanpur). Silver medal in UDGHOSH'11. Bronze Medal in INTER-IIT-2010. Winner of Radhelal garg tournament organized by kanpur cricket association Bronze Medal At Sangram'15 (Annual sport festival of IIT Roorkee).
Games and Sports Council, IIT Kanpur.