Cricket

Cricket: end of season review

By Danny Caro, November 8, 2013

The Ashes were retained and the Aussies were sent packing - both here and in Israel as Team GB brought home medals in the respective Open and Junior competitions at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel

LONDON MACCABI VALE

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KAT win a last-ball thriller

November 4, 2013

KAT Israemploy won a thriller against Pommeranz Juice off the very last ball of the match in the Israel Night Cricket League.

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Kiddush Club Jerusalem knock Pearl Dental off the top

October 29, 2013

Even in the cut-throat world of the modern game of cricket, where winning is (almost) everything, a week like we have just enjoyed reminds us where the sport's true excitement comes from. YMC'B', a team made up of the second string players of the YMC club, have recently sufferered their second and third defeats of the season. The margins of defeat are not small, in fact they are colossal.

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Varsulkar sparkles in Israel Night Cricket League

October 21, 2013

Israel under-18 player Avial Varsulkar was the hero for the Modi’in Young Lions as they beat the Pommeranz Juice Good Old Boys by 30 runs in the Night League.

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Israel Night League round-up: October 17

October 17, 2013

Two newcomers to the Israel Night League - Kiddush Club Jerusalem and the Mumbai Challengers - produced the most exciting match of the season thus far as KCJ won by 28 runs.

Batting first, the Mumbai Challengers struggled to get going due to some terrific fielding, backed up by tight KCJ bowling. David Leshansky helped himself to three wickets as MC managed a below par 51.

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I’ll be back bigger and better, vows Klinger

October 10, 2013

Michael Klinger has been named in the Professional Cricket Association’s Team of the Season.

The Gloucestershire captain was in outstanding form with the bat, smashing 2,208 runs in all forms of the game, including an impressive 1,140 in the LV County Championship.

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Pearl Dental polish off Gold Insurance

October 8, 2013

The start of the fourth season of the ever-popular Israel Night Cricket League started last week with last season's Division Two champions Pearl Dental Cricket Club crushing last year's Division Three champions.

Gold Insurance Bet Shemesh Lightning team's paltry score of 37 was no match for the 116 that Pearl had amassed.

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Manchester CC lose out in thriller

September 9, 2013

Manchester Cricket Club went down by 21 runs against Ashton in their final Greater Manchester Amateur League match of the season.

This game was far closer than the scoreline suggested, and Manchester almost pulled off a remarkable victory.

Ashton were put in to bat and built their innings steadily but were restrained by some tight fielding and bowling.

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New names, new hope for year ahead

By Danny Caro, September 4, 2013

Israeli sport has taken a right old battering over the past year or so but at long last the clouds are starting to lift.

Julia Glushko’s run at the US Open has given the nation much hope following the poor showing at the London Olympics last year.

There’s also Yarden Gerbi who looks to be a real medal contender for the Rio Games in 2016. I doubt a world title has been won any faster.

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Salford Jewish finish season in style

September 2, 2013

Salford Jewish CC finish season 2013 in style as they overcame cup finalist Offerton CC by 3 wickets in the Greater Manchester Amateur League Division Three.

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