Cobra

  • CLT20: Philander's no-ball was the turning point, says Aiden Blizzard 14 hours 44 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Hobart Hurricanes batsman Aiden Blizzard and Cape Cobras coach Paul Adams spoke in the same vein as both admitted that the 'no-ball' bowled by Vernon Philander in the 18th over proved to be the "turning point" as Aussie outfit won the CLT20 encounter between the two teams. "I think the...
  • CLT20: Blizzard powers Hurricanes easy win over Cobras 6 hours 29 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Aiden Blizzard played a blistering knock as Hobart Hurricanes beat Cape Cobras by six wickets in a group league encounter of the Champions League T20, to keep their hopes of qualifying for the semi-final alive. Chasing a stiff target of 184, 'Hurricane Blizzard' swept the Cobras away with his 48-ball-78...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Cape Cobras opt to bat against Hobart Hurricanes 21 hours 18 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After losing their star allrounder Jean-Paul Duminy, an injury-hit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium on Sunday. Both the teams have lost their first games in Group...
  • CLT20: Cape Cobras lacked intensity, says skipper Justin Ontong Yesterday

    Raipur: Describing his team's performance against Northern Knights as "disappointing", Cape Cobras skipper Justin Ontong said the South African side lacked the intensity which resulted in their defeat to New Zealand side here on Friday. "They got off to a fantastic start. We didn't field well. We did not take our...
  • CLT20: Duminy-less Cape Cobras face Hobart Hurricanes 21 hours 7 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: After losing their star allrounder Jean-Paul Duminy, an injury-hit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, on Sunday. Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after Duminy was ruled out of the tournament due to an injury,...
  • CLT20: Always trying to work on my shots, says Kane Williamson 2 days ago

    Raipur: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson on Friday said that he was looking for the shots all through his record knock of 101 not out in Northern Knights victory over Cape Cobras in a Champions League Twenty20 match here. Williamson struck a hundred from just 48 balls to record the fastest...
  • CLT20: Williamson ton flattens Cobras as Knights win by 33 runs (D/L) 2 days ago

    Raipur: Rains took some sheen off Kane Williamson's record batting display of scoring the fastest ever century in Champions League Twenty20 as New Zealand side Northern Knights beat Cape Cobras of South Africa by 33 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method on Friday. Opening batsman Williamson produced a sensational batting show as he...
  • Injury rules JP Duminy out of CLT20 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Cape Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after all-rounder JP Duminy has been ruled out of Oppo Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury and has been replaced by Sybrand Engelbrecht. "The CLT20 has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the Oppo CLT20 has approved Sybrand Engelbrecht...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Cape Cobras opt to field against Northern Knights 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie. Cape Cobras,...
  • CLT20: Sprightly Northern Knights face Cape Cobras 3 days ago

    Raipur: Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie of the Champions League T20 on Friday. Cape Cobras, who were...
  • IPL teams favourites in CLT20, says Cape Cobras skipper Justin Ontong September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming Champions League Twenty20 the mini World Cup for the South African outfit, Cape Cobras skipper Justin Ontong reckons the Indian Premier League sides will be firm favourites in the tournament starting September 13. "I think the IPL teams are one of the favourites to win the competition. All...
  • 3 CoBRA personnel injured in an encounter with Naxals in Kodanar forests August 19, 2014

    Three CoBRA jawans were on Monday injured in a gun-battle between paramilitary forces and Maoists in insurgency-hit Dantewada district. The encounter took place in restive forests of Kodanar under Aranpur Police Station limits when security forces were returning after an anti-Naxal operation in the region early this morning, Dantewada Superintendent of...
  • Top Naxal commander killed in Jharkhand July 23, 2014

    A top Naxal commander and aide of dreaded Maoist leader Kundan Pahan was on Wednesday killed by security forces in a pre-dawn encounter in the forests of Khunti district of Jharkhand. According to security officials, the executed Naxal commander Vishal alias Tulsi alias Tadit, also the Special Committee member of CPI...
  • Top Naxal commander killed by security forces in Khunti forests July 23, 2014

    In a pre-dawn operation, security forces killed a prominent Naxal commander operating in Jharkhand in the forests of Khunti district of the state. According to preliminary information reaching the headquarters here, the Naxal commander Vishal alias Tulsi alias Tadit, also the Special Committee member of CPI (Maoists) was gunned down by...
  • Two CoBRA jawans injured in anti-Naxal operation in Sukma July 6, 2014

    Two CoBRA jawans were injured in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on Sunday. The jawans received minor injuries in the firing that took place in the restive Karikunda forests of Bhejji region, Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police Neeraj Chandrakar said. A joint team of CoBRA's...
  • CBI team arrests extremist of the 'Adivasi Cobra Battalion' July 5, 2014

    An extremist of the 'Adivasi Cobra Battalion' active in Assam, was arrested by a CBI team from a village in Jharkhand's Dumka district on Saturday, police said. The three-member CBI team arrested 41-year-old Chunka Hansda, the 'deputy chief commandant' from his house at Kadaharbil village with the help of the police,...
  • CNN-IBN impact: IG level probe initiated into allegations by CRPF commando June 26, 2014

    Murshidabad: Following a revelation made on CNN-IBN by a commando of the CoBRA battalion, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Thursday initiated an IG-level inquiry into the allegations. Sujoy Mandal, a CRPF commando had told CNN-IBN how Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) were flouted in a botched up anti-Naxal operation....
  • CRPF commando blames officers for botched up anti-Naxal operation June 26, 2014

    Murshidabad: In shocking revelations, a CRPF commando of the elite CoBRA battalion, Sujoy Mandal has told CNN-IBN how Standard Operating Procedures were flouted in a botched up anti-Naxal operation. When the commando questioned why SOP was not being followed, the Deputy Commandant dismissed his apprehensions. Three security personnel died and four...
  • US cuts more Thailand aid, considers moving exercises June 25, 2014

    Washington: The United States said it has suspended more assistance to Thailand in response to a military coup and was considering moving a major regional exercise out of the kingdom. Washington has blocked $4.7 million in security-related aid to Thailand, which accounts for roughly half of its $10.5 million in annual...
  • Meghalaya: Security forces smash militants' camp who blew off woman's head June 5, 2014

    Shillong: The encounter between the militants and SWAT-Cobra team came to an end on Thursday evening after the security forces destroyed the camp of the Garo National Liberation Army (GLNA). The security forces recovered an air-gun and three bullet-proof jackets from the camp after the encounter that lasted for nearly 10...
  • Cobrapost sting reveals Aadhaar documents forged for non-Indians March 25, 2014

    A Cobrapost sting operation has caught several Aadhar (UIDAI) project officers off guard. The officers have been caught on camera offering to forge documents. The expose shows how citizens of Nepal and Bangladesh are offered Aadhaar cards without identity proof. The sting reveals that even MLAs and gazetted officers sign...
  • Maoist gunned down in a fierce encounter with security forces February 23, 2014

    A Maoist was gunned down in a fierce encounter with security forces in Naxal-affected Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, police said. The face off took place in the forests under Dhaudai police station limits of restive Abhujmad region, Narayanpur Additional Superintendent of Police OP Sharma said. The joint squad of CoBRA...
  • Naxal killed in shoot-out in Bijapur district February 16, 2014

    A Naxal was killed by the security forces during a search operation in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday. The incident took place in the forest between Tamodi and Madpal villages under Mirtur police station limits last evening, Bijapur Deputy Superintendent of Police Sukhnandan Rathore said over...
  • CoBRA jawan injured in face-off with Naxals February 16, 2014

    A CoBRA jawan was injured on Sunday in an encounter between security forces and Naxalites in Maoist-hit Bijapur district, police said. The face-off took place in the forests under Basaguda police station limits early this morning, Bijapur Superintendent of Police Prashant Agrawal said. A joint squad of CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute...
  • Two CRPF officials killed, 12 injured in Naxal attack February 9, 2014

    Two CRPF officials, including a deputy commandant, were killed and 12 security personnel were injured in a landmine blast triggered by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday. The incident took place this morning in a forest near Bodhrajpadar village under Bhejji police station limits, Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police...
  • Narine joins Cobras for South Africa's T20 October 2, 2013

    Cape Town: West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine has signed with the South African franchise, Cape Cobras, for the first half of the domestic Twenty20 competition next year. The world's number one T20 bowler will be the frontline spinner in an outfit that will be packed with international stars including Dale Steyn,...
  • 50 bombs seized by security forces from Maoist hideout September 14, 2013

    Security forces on Friday seized 50 bombs from a Maoist hideout at Dumari Nala area in Bihar's Gaya district, an official said. The CRPF's 205 CoBRA battalion seized the bombs from the hideout of the ultras in Sonedaha forests during a combing and search operation, the battalion's second in-command Mahendra Prasad...
  • CRPF jawan killed in Naxal encounter in Jharkhand September 3, 2013

    Ranchi: A CRPF commando was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with Naxalites in Jharkhand's Chaibasa district. Sources said a joint squad of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police had begun an operation in the jungles of the district last night in hunt of some top Naxal commanders. "A commando...
  • Assam: Two NDFB terrorists killed in encounter with CRPF commandos September 3, 2013

    Two suspected NDFB(S) terrorists were killed in an encounter with CRPF's CoBRA commandos in Chirang district on Tuesday. According to CRPF officials, the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) wing of the force killed two unidentified hardcore NDFB(S) cadres at Khagrabari near Aie river under Dhaligaon police station in the wee...