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Lumdiengjri CC lose to Megha CC

Shillong: Megha CC defeated Lumdiengjri CC by 3 wickets in the league encounter of the First Division Shillong Cricket League 2015 organised by the Shillong Cricket Association at the Cricket Ground, Polo. Megha CC won the toss and decided to field. Being put into bat first Lumdiengjri CC were dismissed for 107 runs in 21.2 overs. Herbram Banjop scored 21 runs of 37 balls. While Ganesh took 2/21 runs of 5.2 overs, Mukesh Kumar Rai took 3/37 runs of 7 overs. In reply, Megha CC reached the target 108 runs losing 7 wickets in 32.4 overs. Kumar topscored with 47 runs of 84 balls. Sharailang Lamare took 3/23 runs of 5 overs and Herbram Banjop took 2/24 runs of 7 overs. Tomorrow’s match (1st division) : Tornado CC Vs Madanryting SCC.

State boxing team declare names for Elite Men Natl C’ship

Shillong: The Meghalaya Boxing Association (MBA) announces the team/boxers to participate in the first Elite Men National Boxing Championship to be held at Nagpur, Maharashtra from January 8 to January 14. The names of the boxers are Dhan B Chettri (49kg), Maitshaphrang Shynret (52kg), Wanbuddien Syngkli (56kg), Lalmunsanga (60kg), KSH Borish Singh (64kg), Gere Ram (69kg), Mohan Saha (75kg), Siya Sharan (81kg) and Ranjeet Singh (91kg).

U-15 football tourney to start today
By Our Reporter

SHILLONG: The under-15 football tournament organized by the Meghalaya Football Players Association (MFPA) will commence from Thursday. Altogether, 12 teams are playing in this year tournament which includes Shillong Lajong FC and Langsning FC. It has been informed that Royal Washington FC and Mawryngkneng SC withdraw their participation from the tournament in the very last minute. The inaugural match will be played between Langsning FC and Upper Shillong at 1 pm. It may be mentioned that the final of the tournament will be held during Republic Day celebration on January 26.

Boxing legend Ali released from hospital

Louisville: Boxing great Muhammad Ali has won his bout with a severe urinary tract infection. The three-time world heavyweight champion was released from an undisclosed hospital Tuesday night, family spokesman Bob Gunnell said on Wednesday. Ali is back home and looking forward to celebrating his 73rd birthday on January 17 with his family and friends, Gunnell said. “He’s in great spirits and enjoying being back home,” Gunnell said. “He’s back in his daily routine.” Ali has been waging a battle with Parkinson’s disease for years.  Ali was hospitalized December 20 with what was initially believed to be a mild case of pneumonia. (PTI)

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