Cricket

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

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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

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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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Records tumble in MAL run spree

July 30, 2014

MAL produced the biggest victory in the history of the club as records were sent tumbling at Old Camdenians.

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LMV lifted by all-round improvement

July 29, 2014

London Maccabi Vale 1st returned to winning ways with a comfortable seven-wicket success over Lohana in Division Five of the Chess Valley League.

Vale went into their fifth CVL match of the season knowing a big improvement was needed if they were to get back on course for promotion.

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Cricket scoreboard: July 27

July 28, 2014

Here are the results from the weekend matches involving Jewish clubs.

CHESS VALLEY CRICKET LEAGUE DIVISION FIVE
Lohana 109 Grant Reingold 3-18
London Maccabi Vale 112-3 Joseph Greenwall-Cohen 33, Danny Caro 30
LMV won by 7 wickets

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South Manchester march on

July 28, 2014

A superb all-round performance inspired South Manchester to a five-wicket success in their latest GMACL against Foresters.

Missing several bowlers, South dominated the Foresters batsmen and it was only a brilliant knock of 70 by Natha, which kept them in the game.

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Salford Blue Jays chop down Foresters

July 22, 2014

Salford Blue Jays secured their third win of the GMACL season after thrashing Foresters at St Paul’s on Sunday to leapfrog them and go fifth in the third division.

Victory was all the more sweeter as it saw SBJ avenge their Challenge Cup bowl-out loss earlier in the season.

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