COBRA

  • Jharkhand polls: CRPF Cobra battalion carries out live combing cum area domination operation 6 days ago

    CRPF's cobra battalion has carried out a live combing cum area domination operation in a forest in Jharkhand. These operations are done before the polls as a measure to counter Naxals in the region. ...
  • CLT20: Punjab did well on a tired wicket, says Bailey September 29, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey had every reason to have a broad smile on his face as his side put up a "clinical" show, recording their fourth win in a row here on Sunday. Punjab beat Cape Cobras by seven wickets to finish on top of Group B. "It was...
  • CLT20: Punjab beat Cobras by 7 wickets to make it four in a row September 28, 2014

    Mohali: A clinical Kings XI Punjab steamrolled Cape Cobras by seven wickets for their fourth win in a row as they ended their Group B engagements with a flourish in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament on Sunday. With this win, Punjab, who have already qualified for the semi-finals, have finished on...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Cape Cobras, CLT20 Match 17 September 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Champions League on Sunday. Failing to win this...
  • CLT20: Uphill task for Cape Cobras to stop Punjab's juggernaut September 28, 2014

    Mohali: On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Champions League here on Sunday. Failing to win this year's IPL after going down to Kolkata Knight...
  • CLT20: Didn't think I was going to bowl the Super Over, says Engelbrecht September 26, 2014

    Mohali: Cape Cobras spinner Sybrand Engelbrecht on Friday night said that he was not expecting to be called to bowl the Super Over and was a bit surprised, but was happy that things went in his and his team's way. Notching up their first win after two losses, the Cobras held...
  • CLT20: Cobras edge Barbados by one run in Super Over September 26, 2014

    Mohali: Cape Cobras on Friday held their nerves at key moments as they outwitted Barbados Tridents in a thrilling 'Super Over' contest in the Oppo Champions League T20, here this evening to keep their slender hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals alive. Chasing a fighting target of 175, Cobras started in...
  • As it happened: Cobras vs Barbados September 26, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) It is going to be a battle of the equals between Barbados Tridents and Cape Cobras in a group encounter of the Champions League T20 on Friday. Tridents, who like their opponents lack big names, come into this game after a...
  • CLT20: Battle of equals as Barbados Tridents take on Cape Cobras September 26, 2014

    Mohali: It is going to be a battle of the equals between Barbados Tridents and Cape Cobras in a group encounter of the Champions League T20 on Friday. Tridents, who like their opponents lack big names, come into this game after a loss at the hands of Kings XI Punjab while...
  • CLT20: Philander's noball was the turning point, says Aiden Blizzard September 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: Hobart Hurricanes batsman Aiden Blizzard and Cape Cobras coach Paul Adams spoke in the same vein as both admitted that the 'noball' 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 September 21, 2014

    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 semifinal alive. Chasing a stiff target of 184, 'Hurricane Blizzard' swept the Cobras away with his 48ball78...
  • CLT20, Cobras vs Hurricanes: as it happened September 21, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After losing their star allrounder JeanPaul Duminy, an injuryhit 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 September 21, 2014

    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: Duminyless Cape Cobras face Hobart Hurricanes September 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: After losing their star allrounder JeanPaul Duminy, an injuryhit 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 September 20, 2014

    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) September 19, 2014

    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 DuckworthLewis method on Friday. Opening batsman Williamson produced a sensational batting show as he...
  • Injury rules JP Duminy out of CLT20 September 19, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cape Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after allrounder 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, Cobras vs Knights: as it happened September 19, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a starstudded 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 September 19, 2014

    Raipur: Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a starstudded 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 gunbattle between paramilitary forces and Maoists in insurgencyhit Dantewada district. The encounter took place in restive forests of Kodanar under Aranpur Police Station limits when security forces were returning after an antiNaxal 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 predawn 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 predawn 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 antiNaxal operation in Sukma July 6, 2014

    Two CoBRA jawans were injured in a gunbattle between security forces and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgencyhit 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 threemember CBI team arrested 41yearold Chunka Hansda, the 'deputy chief commandant' from his house at Kadaharbil village with the help of the police,...
  • CNNIBN impact: IG level probe initiated into allegations by CRPF commando June 26, 2014

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

    Murshidabad: In shocking revelations, a CRPF commando of the elite CoBRA battalion, Sujoy Mandal has told CNNIBN how Standard Operating Procedures were flouted in a botched up antiNaxal 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 securityrelated aid to Thailand, which accounts for roughly half of its $10.5 million in annual...