Cricket

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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Belmont cruise home

July 29, 2013

Belmont and Edgware Cricket Club claimed a fourth victory of the season following a 31-run win over Cross Keys.

Nick McLeod’s unbeaten 41 and captain Ryan Monk’s 37 ensured BECC recovered from 78-6 to post a score of 151 all out.

Mitchell Mayer then laid into the Cross Keys batsmen by taking 4-26, while Adam Jacobs claimed an impressive 3-7.

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GB humbled by India

July 22, 2013

Team failed to build on their opening day win over Sputh Africa after suffering a disappointing seven-wicket defeat against India at Hadar Yosef.

With Benjamin Lederman - the hero of match one out injured, Saul Weitzman and Joe Williams came in, with Yoav Lebens sitting it out in the only other change.

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GB Open cricket stun South Africa

July 22, 2013

Team GB Open Cricket made a sensational start to the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel with a 43-run win over defending champions South Africa in Lod, thanks in large to brilliant performances from Marc Reingold and young bowler Benjamin Lederman.

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LMV 1st lose CVL thriller

July 10, 2013

London Maccabi Vale 1st XI went down by 4 runs in a high-scoring Chess Valley League match against Abbots Langley 2nd XI at Rowley Lane.

A fantastic game of cricket, played on the hottest day of the year, was decided on the last ball of the day. After 90 overs had been bowled and almost 500 runs scored, Vale needed four off the last ball to claim a famous victory, but it wasn't to be.

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Salford Jewish run out of luck

July 8, 2013

Salford Jewish CC went down by 18 runs in the GMACL Jim Gettins 20/Twenty Cup.

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