State boy to captain NE & Bihar zone team


Dimapur, May 22: After a 25 days zonal camp conducted by the BCCI under the aegis of the National Cricket Academy for NE and Bihar Zone, 15 players have been selected to represent the zone in the U19 Inter Zonal Tournament at Una in Himachal Pradesh from May 23.
Tahmeed Rahman from Nagaland has been selected to lead the first ever zonal team of the newly created zone by the BCCI. Akash Choudhury from Meghalaya shall be the vice captain, while Sonu Gupta from Bihar shall be the wicket keeper. The team shall play five two-day matches with the zonal team from North, South, East, Central and West zones.
The NE & Bihar zone team are: Tahmeed (Capt) & Hem Bahadur Chetri from Nagaland; Akash Choudhury (Vice Capt) Aryan Bora & Biprodeep Dsagupta from Meghalaya, Rex Rajkumar & Johnson Singh from Manipur, Anwesh Sharma from Sikkim and from Bihar – Akash Raj, Arnab Kishore, Baljeet Singh, Sonu Gupta (w.k), Paramjeet Singh, Sabir Khan & Resume Raj.
(Page News Service)