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.


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.


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.


Cricket scoreboard - September 2

By Danny Caro, September 6, 2012


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



Israel (20 overs) 133-8


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.


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.


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