Cricket

Klinger honoured to be Gloucester skipper

January 2, 2013

Michael Klinger says he feels honoured after being appointed captain of Gloucestershire.

Klinger, 32, is relishing his first full season in the County Championship following a short spell at Worcestershire last year.

"It's always been a long-term ambition of mine to play a full season of county cricket," said Klinger.

"Joining as club captain is a huge honour for me.

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Pride must take a back-seat now

By Danny Caro, December 21, 2012

There are no guarantees in life, and very few cast-iron guarantees in sport, but I’m struggling to understand just why the latest attempt to merge the three leading Jewish cricket teams in London failed to materialise.

The concept of a super-club has had its critics from the off, but these are now desperate times for the Jewish game and pride shouldn’t come into it.

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Klinger joins Gloucestershire

By Danny Caro, December 21, 2012

Australian batsman Michael Klinger will return for a second stint in the County Championship after agreeing terms to play for Gloucestershire next season.

Klinger, 32, had been expected to represent his county at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel next July, but Gloucestershire director of cricket John Bracewell this week confirmed the acquisition of the talented top-order batsman.

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Israel Night Cricket League review: December 15

December 18, 2012

Israel's Night Cricket League witnessed a first in Modi'in when newcomers Dialogz Dragons and Super Lions Lod were involved in a thrilling tie.

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Field on fire for England

By Danny Caro, December 17, 2012

Daniel Field helped England reach the semi-finals of the T20 Blind Cricket World Cup in Bangalore.

The wicket-keeper claimed stumpings in the matches against Nepal and Australia and he also impressed with the bat.

Batting at no. 10 in the semis against the much-fancied Pakistan team, Field was England’s second top run-scorer, hitting an unbeaten 21 off 15 balls in a nine-wicket defeat.

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Pearl Dental win thriller while Gold beat Pommeranz

December 3, 2012

Pearl Dental and KAT Israemploy were involved in a thrilling night cricket match last week, which Pearl won, by two runs.

Batting first the KAT team scored a very competitive total of 99 with debutant Eli Rosen hitting a well-played 19 and Daniel Lange a solid 17.

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Australia to bring out the big guns

November 30, 2012

First-class cricketers Michael Klinger and Julian Weiner look set to line-up against Team GB at next year’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

With trials ongoing for the Australia Maccabi squad, Klinger has stated his intention to compete at the Games, as long as he is not selected to play for Australia in the Ashes series.

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Israel night cricket league review

November 27, 2012

Yagod Morris Cricket 'A' produced the result of the day with a shock win over Dialogz Dragons in the latest round of Israel Night League matches.

While the sirens sounded last week, throughout the southern and central regions of Israel, causing two weeks of postponements to the day league, the night cricketers however managed to play some cricket.

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Gold means so much to Head

By James Masters, November 23, 2012

Shachar Head believes she has finally overcome her demons following her triumph at the World Powerlifting Championships.

The 16-year-old, who won the 70-80kg crown in Rockland last week, has had to roll with the punches after enduring a difficult year.

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Dialogz Dragons and Super Lions Lod lead the way

November 7, 2012

Two of the newcomers to the Israel Night Cricket League have sent out strong messages to the rest of the teams as both teams registered comprehensive victories in the opening round of matches.

Dialogz Dragons produced the result of the round by trouncing last year's champions, Pearl Dental Cricket Club by a massive 75-run margin.

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