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Tseminyu gets new cricket practice pitch

Tseminyu gets new cricket practice pitch
ADC Tseminyu Nokchasashi after inagurating the cricket practice pitch monolith at Tseminyü on Wednesday. (NP)
Correspondent KOHIMA, NOV 27 (NPN) | Publish Date: 11/27/2019 10:32:02 AM IST

In commemoration of the 50 years celebration of Tseminyu New Town, Nagaland Cricket Association constructed and donated a concrete cricket practice pitche to the people of Tseminyu here at CRBC ground, Tseminyu New Town on Wednesday. 

The inauguration program was held where monolith was unveiled by ADC Tseminyu Nokchasashi, along with NCA vice president, K. Herato Sukhalu in the presence of elders, school students and others on the occasion on Wednesday.

NCA Secretary Hyunilo Anilo Khing speaking on the occasion said that apart from the cricket pitches at the Cricket Stadium, Sovima, this will be the second set up in Nagaland by the NCA and further informed that the association intends to spread to other parts of the state in the near future. 

He also shared the NCA plans for the development of cricket in the state and expressed joy in being able to give back to the people of Tseminyu in this auspicious occasion.

Chenonlo Woch, the chairperson of the inauguration program acknowledged the NCA for its gesture and concerns in bringing cricket facilities to Tseminyu . He appreciated the tremendous progress and developments brought about by the NCA in recent years.

Ngada Mini Marathon was also held as part of the celebration on Wednesday morning.  The event was flag-off by Tsutsowe Kupa, NCS, SDO (civil) Tseminyu at the ADC office complex.

A total of 75 participants took part in the marathon race which covered fours villages and two towns. For men’s category covering a distance of 7 kilometres, Gwarno Seb stood first and received a cash of Rs. 7000, while Hiti Khing and Johny Khing received Rs 5000 and Rs 3000 respectively.

Sharon Kesen won the mini marathon for women’s category (5 kilometres) while Ester Tep and Hishale Seb secured second and third position respectively. A 43 year old Ashe Kent was the oldest runners who completed the 7 km track in 40 minutes and 25 seconds finishing  in the 11th position.

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