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Dimapur, Kohima win opening games of G Rio memorial tournament

By EMN Updated: Jan 19, 2021 12:47 am
1st G Rio Memorial U-19 (boys) inter-district tournament underway.

, Jan.18 (EMN): Dimapur defeated Mokokchung in the first match of the 1st G Rio Memorial U-19 (boys) inter-district tournament played at Nagaland Cricket Stadium, Sovima in Dimapur on Monday.

Mokokchung had won the toss and put Dimapur to bat first.

Dimapur won the match by a margin of 107 runs. Sujal Prasad and Monu Kumar scored 54 and 50 runs respectively for the team. Mokokchung’s bowling attack was led by Odilemba, Purtongzuk and Nripen who took two wickets apiece.

However, Mokokchung were bowled out for 79 runs in 19.2 overs.

Raja Sha took four wickets for Dimapur.

In the second match, Kohima beat Tuensang by 22 runs.

Kohima batted first and put up a score of 139 runs. However, Tuensang were bowled out for 117 in 19.5 overs.

The Nagaland Cricket Association has recently tied up with CricHeroes, an Ahmedabad-based company, as the official online scoring partner for all the tournaments organised by the association.

Live score updates of the ongoing tournament will be available in its official website- or crickheroes app.

Tuesday’s matches

1st match (7.30 am): Kohima vs Mokokchung
2nd match (11.45 am): Dimapur vs Tuensang

By EMN Updated: Jan 19, 2021 12:47:07 am