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New cricket practice pitch at DDSC ground

Dimapur, Feb 22 (NPN) | Publish Date: 2/22/2020 10:36:26 AM IST

The Dimapur District Cricket Association (DDCA) under the aegis of Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) has constructed a new double cricket practice pitch at DDSC Ground, Dimapur. The cricket practice pitch was dedicated to the young cricketers of Dimapur by A.Rahman, joint secretary, Nagaland Cricket Association on Saturday. 

The pitch, which was constructed with a view to develop and popularise the game of cricket at the grass root level in Nagaland, is the second such practise pitch. The other practise pitch was constructed late last year in Tseminyu under Kohima district, informed Rahman. Practise pitches in Zunheboto, Peren and Mokokchung are also in the final stage of construction, said the NCA joint secretary. 

Also speaking at the programme, Choba Lotha, general secretary, DDCA thanked NCA for supporting the association. He also said that more such pitches will be constructed in Dimapur district in the future. Lotha also urged the cricketers to make good use of facilities.

Meanwhile, DDCA will be starting coaching for three days a week soon. Therefore, interested players upto 19 years of age may get registered under DDCA.

Further also all registered clubs of Dimapur have been asked to contact DDCA on or before February 28 for participation in the 2nd Pihoto Memorial Inter-Club Cricket Tournament to be held from March 11 at NCA Ground, Sovima.

DDCA will also organising under-18 cricket tournament from March 20. Therefore, all interested schools, colleges and clubs have been asked to contact DDCA member C.K. Mech (8415869357) on or before March 5. All participating players should be born in Dimapur between 01-09-2002 and 01-09-2005.

 

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