Nagaland debuts in T20 nationals
Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): Nagaland on Thursday made its debut in the senior men’s T20 trophy at Vijayawada in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy.
The Nagaland team played against Jammu and Kashmir, where skipper Jonathan Rongsen lost the toss and was put to bat by Jammu and Kashmir skipper Parvez Rasool, stated the Nagaland Cricket Association.
After a poor start Nagaland managed to score 136 for 6 wickets in 20 overs.
The Jammu and Kashmir team is boosted by two Indian International team players Irfan Pathan and Parvez Rasool in their line up.
Nagaland lost by 9 wickets after Jammu and Kashmir scored the required runs in 15.5 overs losing only one wicket. Young off-spinner of Nagaland, Tahmeed Rahman took lone wicket that fell.
Nagaland 136 for 6 in 20 overs
KB Pawan-53 runs, Jonathan Rongsen- 31 runs.
For JK- Parvez Rasool took 2 for 26 runs
Jammu and Kashmir -142 from 1 in 15.5 overs
Abdul Samad – 76 n.o., Jatin Wadhwan- 62 runs.
For Nagaland Tahmeed Rahman took 1 for 27 runs.
Fixtures for Nagaland
Feb. 22 : , Against Andhra Pradesh from 1.30pm,
Feb. 25: Against Manipur from 9.30am,
Feb. 27: Against Jharkhand from 9.30am,
Feb. 28: Against Kerala from 9.30 am and
Mar. 2: Against Delhi on 2nd March from 9.30am.
The note from the NCA officials also stated that the match against Andhra Pradesh on Feb.22 and the match against Kerala on Feb. 28 will be telecast live on Star Sports 2.
Live scores will also be available at http://www.bcci.tv/