Bet Shemesh Royals secure first win in nearly two years

November 18, 2013

Almost 23 months ago, on January 21 2012 to be exact - the Bet Shemesh Royals last tasted victory, then it was a slender one-run victory over Gold Insurance BS Lightning. So you can imagine the excitement the Royals and the Royals supporters felt when on Saturday night, as they tasted victory again, this time beating the YMCB's in a pulsating Israel Night Cricket League match.


Mumbai Challengers rewrite the history books

November 10, 2013

The Mumbai Challengers rounded off a superb weekend with two fantastic results. The first of the night was a very close affair as they beat Modi'in Young Lions by 10 runs. The second match produced the leagues highest team score, of 194 and the leagues highest partnership, of 77 between David Dhokarkar and Allon Benjamin.


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



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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.