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Nagaland all set to make first class cricket debut

Nagaland all set to make first class cricket debut
Players with coach and officials of Nagaland Cricket association.
Dimapur, Sep 13 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/13/2018 11:31:54 AM IST

Nagaland is all set to make its maiden entry to the first class cricket with the participation in Vijay Hazare One Day tournament in Gujarat from September 19.

The senior team will be leaving on September 14 for the tournament. The Nagaland team comprises of experienced players, which also includes three guest players chosen as per the quota. The three guest players are K B Pawan from Karnataka who has played almost 50 Ranji matches, Abrar Kazi from Bangalore, who has played Ranji for Karnataka and IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pawan Suyal, who has played IPL for Mumbai Indians and Ranji from Delhi.

The team also includes Hokaito Zhimomi, ex-Ranji player from Assam, Jonathan Rongsen, ex-Ranji player for Railways along with youngsters like Sedezalie Rupereo, who represented NE Under-19 team in 2016-17 and young off-spinner, Tahmeed who has recently captained the Zonal NE & Bihar Under-19 team of the BCCI.

Live scores of all the matches would be available as per the fixture on BCCI website.

The team will be coached by Kawaljit Singh, a veteran of 111 Ranji trophy matches and a Level-C coach from Hyderabad.

The Nagaland Cricket Association has appealed all cricket lovers of Nagaland to pray for the success of the team.

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