Ledermen lead the way for LMV

September 4, 2012

For the first time in 2012, London Maccabi Vale were able to celebrate victory for both sides in their Middlesex Sunday League fixtures last Sunday.


Israel makes a winning start at ICC Championships

By Danny Caro, September 4, 2012

Israel made a winning start at the ICC European Cricket Championships Division Two although they were given a scare by minnow Luxembourg in Ropa, Corfu.

Playing on the no. 1 pitch, Luxembourg tried a different strategy after their bowlers had taken a pounding from the Spanish batsmen in the morning game, and captain Tony Whiteman elected to bat first on winning the toss.


High hopes for Israel at ICC Championships

August 31, 2012

The Israel national team departs for Corfu on Sunday, ahead of the ICC Europe Division Two Championships which take place from September 3-8.

Israel, relegated from Division One after a poor tournament last year, will have their eyes on a top two finish in the 12-nation championships, and promotion back up to the elite division.


Last wicket pairing steer Chigwell past Southgate

August 30, 2012

Chigwell & Hainault prevailed in nail-biting fashion against rivals Southgate in a highly competitive, yet low-scoring game in Chigwell.

Southgate captain Richard Mitchell lost the toss and stand-in Chigwell captain Matt Murray had little hesitation in bowling first on a pitch that played just as badly as it looked


Koffman cashes in for Salford

By Danny Caro, August 23, 2012

Salford Jewish Cricket Club 154-7
Manchester Maccabi 66
Salford won by 88 runs

A brutal innings from Elliot Koffman helped Salford JCC win the battle of the GMACL with an emphatic 88-run victory.


South Manchester into T20 final

August 14, 2012

Greater Manchester Amateur Cricket League Division Three
Twenty20 Cup semi-final
South Manchester 149-0 off 14 overs
Haughton Green 138-8 off 14 overs
South won by 11 runs

Akiva Lieberman produced an astonishing display of hitting to fire South Manchester into the cup final.


South ease past Maccabi

August 6, 2012

Greater Manchester Amateur Cricket League
South Manchester 149-9 Tammam 3-28
Manchester Maccabi 63 Glick 4-21

South Manchester strolled to an 86-run victory against Manchester Maccabi.

David Glick’s stunning spell of 4-21 reduced Maccabi to a paltry 63 as Ray Tammam’s side failed to get anywhere near their victory target of 150.


Ling finishes Southgate off

By Danny Caro, July 26, 2012

Southgate Synagogue CC went down by three wickets in a friendly away against Torquay United.

Ashley Smoker steered Southgate to a score of 172-4 with an excellent 72 not out. Shmulie Weinbaum (36) and Robin Taitz added valuable runs.

An inspired knock from Damon Lathrope took the game away from Southgate, with Martin Ling, the Torquay United football manager, hitting the winning runs.


Cricket scoreboard: July 22

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2012

Here are the latest scores from matches involving Jewish cricket clubs.

MAL 145 (38 overs) Ian Salter 35, Mark Landau 31, Ben Kohler 3-16
London Maccabi Vale 2nd 141-8 (40 overs) Mark Landau 3-14
MAL won by 4 runs



Chigwell & Hainault cruise past BECC 2nd

July 23, 2012

An impressive bowling and fielding performance helped Chigwell & Hainault power to a comprehensive victory over Belmont & Edgware 2nd in a friendly.

BECC won the toss and elected to bat but were never able to put their foot on the accelerator due to some miserly bowling and a slightly damp outfield.