Cricket

Emburey bowled over in Israel

By Danny Caro, October 18, 2012

Former England captain John Emburey has praised the work of the Israel Cricket Association and its Cricket4Peace project following his first trip to the country.

Emburey hosted a group of 18 Conservative and Labour MPs, who toured the region and played matches against representative teams.

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Perlman honoured to host prestigious team

By James Masters, October 15, 2012

Stanley Perlman, the chairman of the Israel Cricket Association, says the visit of the Lords and Commons Cricket Club is a great honour for the country.

The group, which arrived in Israel yesterday, is made up of MPs from the Conservative and Labour parties and is led by former England spinner John Emburey.

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Spain beat depleted Israel

September 10, 2012

Spain clinched third place with a 90-run victory over Israel, who were only able to field nine players because of injuries and religious observance.

In another powerful batting display, the Spaniards ran up a total of 258-8, surpassing their previous best of 248 for six against Portugal.

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Israel collapse against Isle of Man

September 10, 2012

Israel suffered an untimely collapse as they were eliminated from the ICC European Division Two T20 Championships at the semi-final stage in Corfu.

In a low-scoring match in the morning, Israel collapsed to 97 all out as they chased a Manx total of 136 for seven.

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Super Solomon inspires Israel

September 10, 2012

Israel maintained their unbeaten record by overhauling a competitive Estonian total of 154 for three to top the table.

Batsmen dominated the clash between Israel and Estonia at Ropa No. 1, with Nand Lal Riar making a 34-ball 59 and sharing an opening stand of 57 with a patient Mart Tammoja, and Tim Filer making an unbeaten 48 as Estonia put on a creditable 154-3.

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Gutman stears Israel past Spain

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2012

Israel produced another fine performance to go clear at the top of the Group A table at the ICC European Division Two T20 Championships in Corfu.

Spain’s top-order all contributed to a reasonably challenging total of 142-6, James Morgan top-scoring with 37. Armaghan Khan chipped in with 33, Christopher Muñoz-Mills made 24, and Tanvir Iqbal 23.

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Israel close in on semi-finals

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2012

Israel took a big step towards the tournament semi-finals when they beat one of their main rivals, Portugal, in a match reduced to 14 overs a side in Corfu.

The teams arrived at the Messonghi ground to find that a soaked outfield would make it impossible for play to begin on time, and when the match was finally able to get under way six overs had been sliced off each innings.

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Cricket scoreboard - September 2

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2012

ICC EUROPEAN DIVISION TWO CHAMPIONSHIPS

MATCH ONE
Luxembourg 88-9 (20 overs) Taral Desai 36
Israel 90-6 (16.5 overs)
Israel won by 4 wickets

SEE MATCH REPORT

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MATCH TWO
Israel (20 overs) 133-8

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Koffman and Korn impress in Salford win

September 6, 2012

Salford claimed an impressive 80-run victory over Haughton Green CC in the Greater Manchester Amateur League Division Three.

In the penultimate encounter of the season, Salford Jewish CC hosted Haughton Green CC in a middle of the table clash.

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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.

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