The first Jewish Schools cricket tournament, The Belmont & Edgware Schools Cricket Cup, was won this week by King Solomon when they beat the Jewish Free School in the
Played at the Met Police Sports Ground in Bushey, in the first round KSS scored 117-6 in their 20 overs to beat Hasmonean School (83-7) whilst JFS (119-5) beat Immanuel College (73-8).
In the final, JFS batted first and scored 89-8 and in a tense finish, KSS passed their total with the last ball of the match.
In the third place play-off, Immanuel (87-6) beat Hasmonean (63-7).
Those who played for KSS were Daniel Shalom, Max Soloman, Jake Saunders, Oli Brookes, Ben Charnoff, Adam Goldman, Marcus Starr, Aaron Dias, Josh Hersheson, Russell Goldstein and Jack Hanley.
BECC chairman Neil Myeroff said: “The event was a magnificent success and will now take place annually. BECC are going to promote junior cricket to the full and are building for the future to add to the three senior teams that play each Sunday. Colts teams would compete against others in their age group from other major cricket clubs in the London area.”
Anyone interested in playing for BECC should contact Neil on 07771833874.