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State level cricket coaching camp in Dimapur
Staff Reporter Dimapur, Jul 16 (NPN):
Published on 16 Jul. 2009 11:35 PM IST
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A month long state level cricket coaching camp for under-14 and 16 players organized by Nagaland Cricket Association got underway at DDSC stadium, here Thursday. During the camp, a hired coach from Delhi, Dinesh Verma and physico, Vijay Sharma both from Dinesh Verma Cricket Foundation, Delhi and assisted by three level ‘A’ coaches from Nagaland namely; Atha C. Angami, Kevi Sekhose and Nehal Ahmed will impart various tactics on batting, fielding and physical fitness to the players. Under-14 players consist of seventeen players from Nagaland team while under-16 players consist of twenty nine players were selected from seven districts during the inter-district cricket tournament. According to cricket development committee NCA and general secretary DDCA, A. Rahman the camp is being conducted under the initiative of State chief minister and president Nagaland Cricket Association, Neiphiu Rio to select sub-junior and junior team for the national level tournament. Twenty-two probables under-16 team for national level tournament will also be selected from this camp, Rahman said. Coach of the coaching camp, Dinesh Verma talking to media persons at the side of the coaching said that he expects good results from the players. On being asked about the young cricketers in the Nagaland, he affirmed that they are very highly talented and can even pose a big challenge to the BCCI in the next five or six years. It may be noted that Dinesh Verma Cricket Association formed in 1997 by Dinesh Verma with 17 to 18 players have produced many talented players and even one of its players had also played in the IPL 2 for Rajasthan Royals team. He has also conducted coaching camp in Rajsathan and this is his second camp. On the fitness and flexibility of the players, physio said that under-14 players are more flexible than the under-16 players.

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