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Kohli to be back at No.3 for 2nd ODI against Australia

Rajkot, Jan. 16 (PTI): Skipper Virat Kohli is set to be back at his regular number three position after the strategy of coming two-down boomeranged in the lung-opener as India take on a resolute Australia in the must-win second ODI here on Friday. In...

17 Jan 2020

Unity Cup: Bonafight CC, Knight XI Thahekhu enter semi-final

Dimapur, Jan. 15 (EMN): Bonafight CC defeated Gorkha XI by two wickets on Wednesday to enter the semi-final of the 5th Unity Cup. Gorkha XI chose to bat first and put up a total of 88 runs in the stipulated 20 overs with Pintu scoring 20 runs. Chasin...

15 Jan 2020

ICC Awards 2019: Kohli wins Spirit of Cricket, Rohit named ODI player

Dubai, Jan. 15 (IANS): Star Indian cricketers Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have won big at the ICC Awards for the year 2019, which were announced on Wednesday. While Kohli walked away with the Spirit of Cricket Award, Rohit was named ODI Player of th...

15 Jan 2020

T20 WCC: Win for Juggernauts CC, Hurricane CC

Our CorrespondentWokha, 15 Jan. (EMN): Juggernauts CC and Hurricane CC registered win at the ongoing 24th edition of the T20 WCC on Wednesday at Local Ground Wokha. Juggernauts CC elected to bat first after winning the toss in the match against Falco...

15 Jan 2020

Vadeo wins Secheku wrestling championship

Our Correspondent Kohima, Jan. 14 (EMN): Venuzo Vadeo lifted the 27th Secheku wrestling meet held at Tsiipfume village in Phek district on January 13. This is the second time Vadeo of Porba village has lifted Secheku wrestling championship title. He ...

14 Jan 2020

Ranji Trophy: Nagaland, AP match ends in draw

Pondicherry win by an innings and 95 runs in Nayudu Trophy Dimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): The four-day Test match between Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy (2019-20) plate group ended in a draw on Tuesday at Nagaland Cricket Stadium, Sovima...

14 Jan 2020

T20 WCC: Win for Tritons CC, Hercules CC

Our CorrespondentWokha, Jan. 14 (EMN): Tritons CC and Hercules CC registered win at the ongoing 24th edition of T20 WCC on Tuesday at Local Ground Wokha. Forest Sporting Club elected to bat first after winning the toss and put up a target of 104 run ...

14 Jan 2020

Unity Cup: Whiskers CC, Hurricane CC enter semi-final

Dimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): Whiskers CC defeated Trophy Fighters by 54 runs on Tuesday to enter the semi-final of the 5th Unity Cup. Choosing to bat first, Whiskers CC put up a total of 159 runs in the stipulated 20 overs. Vivek scored 42 runs and Jalal ...

14 Jan 2020

Mumbai ODI: Warner, Finch’s record stand flattens India

Mumbai, Jan. 14 (IANS): Australia openers David Warner and Aaron Finch’s record opening stand flattened the Indian attack on Tuesday as the visitors won the first ODI at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai by 10 wickets. Both batsmen scored centurie...

14 Jan 2020

Real beat Atletico on penalties in Super Cup final

Jeddah, Jan. 13 (IANS): Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid on penalties in the Spanish Super Cup final played in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Zinedine Zidane’s squad won the penalty shootout 4-1 on kicks by Carvajal, Rodrygo, Modric and Sergio Ramos...

13 Jan 2020

Nagaland all set for Northeast Dr. T Ao Trophy

YRS advisor expresses satisfaction over the pace of developmental works Our CorrespondentKohima, Jan.13 (EMN): The advisor for Youth Resources and Sports (YRS), Zale Neikha on Monday inspected preparation works at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima fo...

13 Jan 2020

Nagaland wrestling team leave for Khelo India 2020

Kohima, Jan. 13 (EMN): Seven-member Nagaland wrestling team led by coach Kikhwesul Thokhwe left Nagaland on Sunday evening to participate in the ongoing Khelo India 2020 in Guwahati, Assam. The wrestlers for various categories include: Noseno (48 kg)...

13 Jan 2020

Phek town inter-colony tourney enters day-5

Kohima, Jan. 13 (EMN): The 16th edition of Phek town inter-colony tournament 2020 entered the fifth day on Monday at Phek town. In men’s football, Zion colony, Hebron-I colony, Hebron -II colony and Bethany-II defeated their respective opponent...

13 Jan 2020

Big names to vie for CAWA championship title

Our CorrespondentKohima Jan. 13 (EMN): Many prominent wrestlers from Nagaland are expected to participate in the 28th edition of Chokri Area Wrestling Association (CAWA) championship 2020 scheduled to be held on January 21 at Thenyizumi village. This...

13 Jan 2020

Unity Cup: Win for Knight XI Thahekhu, Hurricane CC

Dimapur, Jan. 13 (EMN): Knight XI Thahekhu beat Fixers CC by 85 runs on January 13 to enter the quarter-final of the 5th Unity Cup. An update received here on Monday informed that Knight XI Thahekhu put up a total of 166 runs in 20 overs with Abura s...

13 Jan 2020

T20 WCC: EYL, Hercules Club register win

Our Correspondent Wokha, Jan. 13 (EMN): EYL and Hercules Club registered win at the ongoing T20 Winter Cricket Challenge (WCC) of the 24th edition on Monday at Wokha. In the first match of the day, EYL defeated Cosmos by nine wickets. Electing to bat...

13 Jan 2020

Sergio Aguero becomes Premier League’s highest overseas scorer

London, Jan. 13 (IANS): Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero has become the most prolific foreign goal-scorer in Premier League history. He achieved the feat during Manchester City’s drubbing of Aston Villa in the ongoing competition. The 31-year-...

13 Jan 2020

Lakers top Thunder without LeBron, Davis

Oklahoma City, Jan. 12 (AP): The Los Angeles Lakers fully expected victory, even without LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Kyle Kuzma was among those who took advantage. He scored a season-high 36 points and the Lakers rolled past the Oklahoma City Thu...

12 Jan 2020

Bumrah set to receive Polly Umrigar Award

Mumbai, Jan. 12 (PTI): India’s pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah will receive the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for his exploits in international cricket in the 2018-19 season, the BCCI announced on Sunday. The world’s leading pacer will be...

12 Jan 2020

Stoinis slams highest-ever individual score in BBL history

Melbourne, Jan. 12 (IANS): Melbourne Stars’ opener Marcus Stoinis rewrote history books on Sunday as he slammed his maiden century during his team’s Big Bash League (BBL) encounter against Sydney Sixers at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MC...

12 Jan 2020

Harmanpreet to lead India in Women’s T20 World Cup

Mumbai, Jan. 12 (IANS): Star India all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the 15-member India squad in the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup with Bengal’s rookie batswoman Richa Ghosh being the only new face in the team. The Women in Blu...

12 Jan 2020

KVSA meet: T Khel emerge overall champions

Our Correspondent Kohima, Jan. 11 (EMN): T Khel emerged as the overall champions of the 64th Kohima Village Sports Association (KVSA) meet which concluded on Saturday at Khuochiezie local ground in Kohima. T Khel also became “athletics team” cham...

11 Jan 2020

Lorhesüto is Jakhama wrestling champion

Our Correspondent Jakhama, Jan. 11 (EMN): Lorhesüto Sophie was crowned the champion of wrestling competition at the 61st annual sports meet organised by Jakhama Youth Organisation (JYO) on Saturday at Jakhama local ground in Jakhama village, some 15...

11 Jan 2020

T20 WCC: Tapitu’s century scripts win for GAPYOCC

Our Correspondent Wokha, Jan. 11 (EMN): GAPYOCC and Tritons CC registered win on the second day of the ongoing 24th T20 WCC at Wokha on Saturday. In the first match of the day, Forest Sporting Club won the toss and opted to field first. However, GAPY...

11 Jan 2020

Ind vs NZ: Squads on Sunday, team to leave on January 20

New Delhi, Jan. 11 (IANS): The Indian teams for the New Zealand tour will be picked in Mumbai on Sunday and the T20I team will leave for New Zealand on January 20, a day after the final ODI between India and Australia at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in...

11 Jan 2020