Cricket

GB cricketers pass the test of time

By Danny Caro, August 19, 2013

Jonathan Lederman believes the future of Jewish cricket is in safe hands after Team GB’s Open and Junior squads returned from the Maccabiah with medals.

Simeon Cohen was the outstanding performer with the ball for GB Juniors. He finished with an economy rate of 1.06 as they finished the three-team competition with silver after going down to South Africa in the final.

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Brave Belmont & Edgware go down fighting

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2013

Belmont & Edgware put in a good performance in a two-wicket friendly defeat against Southgate Adelaide.

BECC returned to the Walker Ground to play Southgate Adelaide for the first time since 2010, aware that they were up against historically strong opposition.

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Cricket scoreboard: August 4

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2013

Here are the cricket results from August 4.

CHESS VALLEY LEAGUE
London Maccabi Vale 1st XI 398-4
Chingford 158-7 Adam Brand 119 not out, Lawrence Bensusan 100, Joseph Greenwall-Cohen 80
LMV won by 240 runs

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GREATER MANCHESTER AMATEUR LEAGUE
Offerton 116 Harry Rosenblum 4-22
Manchester CC 87-2

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Majestic Manchester ease past Offerton

By Danny Caro, August 5, 2013

A superb bowling and fielding performance by Manchester kept them in the hunt for the second promotion place in the Greater Manchester Amateur Cricket League.

Offerton had no answer to the searing pace of Huddy Lieberman who was almost unplayable and conceded just nine runs from his 10-over spell.

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Maccabiah 2013 review: GB Junior Cricket

By Danny Caro, August 5, 2013

Team GB took silver at the 19th Maccabiah Games after succumbing to defending champions South Africa in a three-team tournament.

Here is the match-by-match breakdown from tour manager Mark Landau.

Team GB vs Israel (at Hadar Yosef 1 - July 19)
Israel 74 (33.1 overs)
Team GB 75/3 (15 overs)
Team GB won by 7 wickets

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Wonderful Weitzman steers GB to bronze

August 2, 2013

An inspired spell of bowling from Saul Weitzman guided Team GB to bronze in the Open Cricket competition following a heated third place playoff match against India in Lod.

Having claimed back-to-back victories over Canada and Australia, GB had just missed out on a place in the final on run-rate after five of the six teams finished level on 12 points.

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Belmont trio impress

August 2, 2013

A half century from Phil Mayer plus excellent bowling performances from Adam Jacobs and Simon Taylor helped Belmont & Edgware beat Southgate by 34 runs.

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I do declare a bronze, sir

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2013

Well, that’s the Maccabiah done for another four years, and what an unbelievable experience it was once again.

"Do you have anything to declare," was the question asked at Luton airport as we went through customs on
Wednesday night. "Absolutely,” I replied, proudly

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Ashes win has lifted Corin boys

August 1, 2013

England's dramatic first Ashes Test victory against Australia on Sunday came as the perfect send-off tonic for Team GB’s cricket squad just hours before they departed for Israel for their Maccabiah Games challenge.

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Maccabiah opening something quite special

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2013

The first few days at the 19th Maccabiah Games have been something quite special.

Two days at pre-camp featured some incredible sights, as the majority of the 453-strong Team GB squad converged on Jerusalem.

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