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NCA inter-district competitions from this week

Nagaland News

Dimapur, April 21: Nagaland Cricket Association has informed that the Inter-District Senior Men’s (one-day matches) tournament 2024 and the Boys Under-16 (multi days) Inter-District Tournament 2024 will both commence in the month of April till May.
The Senior Men’s Inter-District Tournament will be played from April 23 till May 7 at Nagaland Cricket Stadium and Sovima Cricket Ground, while the Boys Under-16 (multi days) Inter-District Tournament will be played from April 25.
In a first time for the Boys Under-16, the Inter-District Tournament will be played in three different venues of Nagaland encompassing three districts with Peren District hosting Group-A of Peren, Chumoukedima and Niuland, while Kohima District will be hosting Group-B with District teams of Kohima, Dimapur and Tseminyu, and Mokokchung District will host Group-C with District teams of Mokokchung, Wokha and Zunheboto.
The tournament will be played in the multi-days format in accordance with the playing conditions of the BCCI. The top qualified teams of each group will then play the next round at the Nagaland Cricket Stadium, Sovima.
The Men’s Senior Inter-District Tournament 2024 will be played in one-day matches format (50 overs). Also for the first time, the bottom 7 teams as per records of the past tournaments will play qualifying rounds amongst themselves and proceed for the final rounds to be played with the top 6 district teams.
The teams to be playing the qualifying rounds are Zunheboto, Mon and Kiphire placed in Group- A whilst Group-B comprises of Phek, Tseminyu, Longleng and Peren. Winners from both the qualifying groups will move on for the final rounds where the top 6 district teams await their entry.
For the final rounds in Group-A, the team comprises of Mokokchung, Kohima, Dimapur and the winner of Qualifier group-A, and in Group-B the teams are Niuland, Wokha, Chumoukedima and the winner of Qualifier group-B.
“The players will be under surveillance and will be closely monitored by the selectors of NCA to choose amongst the many talents in the districts who will be shortlisted and further called for selection trials and to attend the many camps under professional coaches in the State and outside the State for the next seasons calendar year”, it stated.
(Page News Service)

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