Shein sparkles as Israel claim second victory

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2012

Israel secured their second win of the ICC European Division Two Championships with a comfortable victory over Malta.

Gabi Schachat top-scored in their innings of 133-8, making 28 from 34 balls, while there were two wickets each for Justin Brooke, Nowell Khosla and Mike Caruana.

This always looked likely to be too many for Malta’s batsmen, and although Frankie Spiteri hit a spirited 45-ball 43, including five fours and a six, they could only manage 92 for nine in reply.

Steven Shein was the most successful of the Israeli bowlers with 3-21 as they maintained their challenge following their success over Luxembourg.

Israel (20 overs) 133-8
Malta (20 overs) 92-9 Steven Shein 3-21
Israel won by 41 runs

Last updated: 9:05am, September 5 2012