The Nagaland Women’s Under-19s all-out on just two runs in an official 50-over match, which is lowest ever in the cricket history. The opener Menka scored one run, while the other run came in the form of Wide.
The rest nine players out for ducks against Kerala. The team Kerala won the match on the very first ball, with 299 balls to spare. The Nagaland Women’s Under-19s team Debut in this Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Super Series tournament.
Kerala’s Ansu Raju hit a four to win the game for her team. Nagaland coach Hokaito Zhimomi said,”The Nagaland Cricket Association was struggling to put a team together because we didn’t have any academy for girls.”
“We had to put out advertisements in the local newspapers, which is when the girls started coming to the academy. All of the nine students enrolled in the academy are part of this squad.
“We had to start from scratch because all the girls are completely raw. In their first training session none of the girls knew what skills they specialize in.
“Yes, there have are a lot of loopholes to plug, but one needs to understand these girls have only started playing cricket,” he added.