Dimapur, March 29 (NEx): In a good news for Nagaland Cricket, Nagaland Cricket Team captain, Jonathan Rongsen Longkumer, has signed to play for United Kingdom (UK) based cricket club Morecambe CC for the 2021 season.
Announcing about this, Morecambe Cricket Club said, ‘Rongsen an experienced batsman who can bowl off spin currently plays for Nagaland in the Ranji Trophy and will join MCC as a replacement for Mitchel Van Buuren.’
Founded in 1889, Morecambe Cricket Club is one of the oldest English cricket club based in the tourist resort of Morecambe, Lancashire in United Kingdom (UK).
34-year old Jonathan Rongsen of Akhoya Village under Mokokchung district of Nagaland is an all round; right-hand batsman and medium pacer.
Taking to twitter, Deputy CM Y Patton said, ‘Congratulations to Mr. Jonathan Rongsen Longkumer, skipper of Nagaland cricket team and an inspiration to many, on joining Morecambe Cricket Club! We’re immensely proud and look forward to seeing him in action. My best wishes to him on the new responsibility!’ – tweets Deputy CM.