Organizing grassroot level matches is the best way to promote and develop players in the state: Keviselhou Sekhose, NCA

Kohima: Inter-School Boys U16 Cricket Tournament 2024 inaugural

BY | Saturday, 23 March, 2024

The Inter-School Boys U16 Cricket Tournament 2024 is being organized by Kohima District Cricket Association (KDCA) under the aegis of Nagaland Cricket Association. Six schools are participating in the tournament which is being played at T. M. Government Higher Secondary School Ground from March 22 to 25.

The inaugural program of the Tournament was held on March 23 chaired by Kenei Sekhose, General Secretary, KDCA. The invocation prayer was pronounced by Cassius Solo, Associate Pastor, Baptist Revival Church while KDCA President, Mengu Sakhrie delivered the Presidential address whereby he exhorted the players and highlighted the various activities of the Association.

Representing the Nagaland Cricket Association as special guests for the inaugural program, Keviselhou Sekhose, Chairman, NCA Women’s Selection Sub-Committee congratulated the Kohima District Cricket Association for organizing Inter- School tournament after a gap of many years. He stated that organizing grassroot level matches such as Inter-School tournament is the best way to promote and develop players in the state, and challenged the players to take up the sport of Cricket seriously and make a career out of it. He mentioned that about Rs.3-4 Crores is being earned annually by the players from Nagaland as match fees for playing in various tournaments organized by BCCI.

Sekhose declared the tournament opened.

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1st Match – Government High School PWD vs Chandmari Higher Secondary School

GHS PWD won the toss and elected to bat. GHS PWD were bowled out for paltry score of 23 runs in 7 overs

Pukei Lamnyuo of Chandmari Hr Sec School took 8 wickets give away only 6 runs in his 3 overs.

Chandmari Hr Sec School chased the target of 24 runs in just 4 overs and won the match. Chandmari Higher Secondary School won the match by 10 wickets

Man of the match – Pukei Lamnyuo of Chandmari Hr Sec School for taking 8 wickets

2nd Match – Government Middle School Orphanage, Seithogei vs Mewi School

GMS Seithogei won the toss and elected to bat

GMS Seithogei scored 160/5 in 20 overs. Epha Konyak scored 47 runs and Tachuye Trakha scored 23 runs for GMS Seithogei. Bishal Das of Mewi School took 2 wicket for 30 runs in his 4 overs.

Chasing a target of 161 runs in 20 overs, Mewi School were bowled out for 58 runs in 17.1 overs

11 years old leg spinner Sangtsulen of GMS Seithogei was the pick of the bowler taking 4 wickets for 7 runs in 4 overs. He was supported by another 11 years off spin bowler Elensü taking 3 wickets for 5 runs in 2 overs.

GMS Seithogei defeated Mewi School by 102 runs

Man of the match – Sangtsulen for taking 4 wickets

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