Cricket

T20 joy for Belmont & Edgware

August 26, 2014

Belmont successfully ventured into the world of mid-week T20s for the first time against a Highgate Shul CC.

After losing the toss on a ropey, slow wicket at Hampstead Heath extension, Belmont were unsurprisingly put into bat. A testing opening spell from the Highgate bowlers brought quick rewards, as Steven Altmann-Richer was caught for 3 by Renshaw off his own bowling.

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Salford fall short against title chasers

August 26, 2014

An excellent all-round performance from Josh Henry could not save Salford Blue Jays from defeat against title-chasing West Didsbury.

With stormy conditions certain to make it a difficult day for cricket, West Didsbury won an important toss and put Salford in to bat.

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There will always be room for the recreational cricketer, says Landau

August 5, 2014

Here's Mark Landau's take on the hot topic that is a merger of Jewish cricket teams in London.

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LMV close in on promotion

August 5, 2014

London Maccabi Vale are just one win away from promotion after condemning North Mymms to their first defeat of the season in the Chess Valley League.

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Merger would be a win-win, says Lederman

August 4, 2014

London Maccabi Vale captain Neil Lederman shares his thoughts on why a proposed merger between the top Jewish cricket teams in the capital could work

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Debate: on the virtues of a London cricket merger

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Talk of a possible merger between the top Jewish cricket teams in London continue. Here, two respected figures share their views

FOR (By Terry Hyman)

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Let’s get together for good

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

A few years ago, I was part of the anti-merger brigade. But times have changed, haven’t they? Having played for several Jewish clubs, including my current one, London Maccabi Vale, I feel suitably qualified to comment.

I joined the Jewish cricket fold in the early noughties, when the Maccabi Sunday League was thriving.

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Cricket scoreboard: August 3

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

It was a good weekend for London Maccabi Vale, South Manchester and Belmont & Edgware in the latest round of matches.

CHESS VALLEY LEAGUE DIVISION FIVE
London Maccabi Vale 267-9 Mark Landau 75, Adam Brand 73
North Mymms 178
LMV won by 89 runs

SEE MATCH REPORT

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Majestic Mayer puts Chigwell to the sword

August 4, 2014

Adam Jacobs praised his Belmont & Edgware team for a "fantastic effort" as they won a high-scoring encounter against Chigwell Synagogue.

After Chigwell were only able to muster eight players, Belmont lent them three - Phil Mayer, Matt Wetton and Jack Mendel - to ensure that the game went ahead.

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Centurion Lieberman batters Salford

August 4, 2014

A superb innings from master blaster Akiva Lieberman helped promotion-chasing South Manchester to a crushing 185-run victory over Salford.

Put into bat, South Manchester lost Shai Rabinovitz cheaply, but then took complete control of the match. A 230-run partnership for the second wicket between Steven Allweis and Lieberman guided them to 242 before the fall of another wicket.

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