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T-20 cricket bash in Kohima from Nov. 21

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Kohima, Oct. 23 (EMN): The 5th edition of the 10-Northern Angami-1 T20 Bash will begin from Nov. 21 with 16 teams of the assembly constituency to vie for the trophy at Kohima Village Ground, Ziekezou.
The champion team will walk home with a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and runners-up of the tournament will receive Rs 50,000 along with running trophies.
This was announced in a press conference by Diethonguzo Miachieo, convenor of the organising committee at the private residence of former MLA, Khriehu Liezietsu on Monday evening.
The three-week long tournament is being organised by Brotherhood Group with the initiative and complete sponsorship of Khriehu Liezietsu under the theme ‘Bat for unity’.
The convernor said the aim of the tournament was to develop the game, build up friendship and create unity among the youths of the constituency.
Individual awards such as best bowler, best batsman and man of the series including best discipline team to be awarded at the end of the tournament.
It was informed that two new teams were included in this edition with Themezie-Peraciezie Titans replacing High School Daredevils and Keyake-Phezoucha Pirates replacing Mission Compounds Dukes.
The tournament will continue till Dec. 8, during which 16 teams representing different sectors of the constituency will undergo league matches.
After the league stages, the top 2 teams from all the four groups will qualify for the quarterfinals, which will be played on knockout basis.
The organisers informed that keeping in view with the general election and the inclement weather during the month of March, it was preponed to this year.
It may be mentioned that the Lower Bayavü Giants are the defending champions and Zeinuobadze High Flyers as the runners-up for the 4th edition that was held from March 29- April 12 this year.

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