The HPCA(Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association) was formed with the objective of augmentation of game of Cricket in the state of Himachal, in the year 1960. However the Association was granted affiliation by the BCCI at a meeting held on 29th Sept 1984 at Taj Palace, New Delhi.
Till the year 2000 the Association was considered to be minnows of Indian Cricket, it was only in July 2000 that the present set up headed by Mr. Anurag Thakur took over the reins of Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) and the Association caught the eye of many. The new Millennium year (2000) came with new hopes and new dreams. The dawn of year 2000 suddenly threw up a hope, a sense of renewed vitality to catch up with the best in the North zone at least, if not in the entire country.