Cricket

Saleh gets BECC over the line

September 9, 2014

An excellent knock from Phil Mayer inspired Belmont & Edgware to a two-wicket win over GWR in a friendly.

Missing key batsmen, BECC were optimistic going into the match following their strong recent run of form.

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Salford cut down by Foresters

September 8, 2014

Salford Blue Jays suffered a disappointing defeat in their final match of the Greater Manchester Amateur League season.

Runs were at a premium on a sticky wicket, with the ball not coming on to the bat. Josh Henry batted nicely for 23 and put on 31 for the second wicket with Caleb Blake (19).

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Maccabi’s loss is most certainly Watford’s gain

By Danny Caro, September 5, 2014

As a Liverpool fan, I’m used to players writing a heartfelt open letter to fans upon their departure, namely those who leave on good terms. Luis Suarez did it and most recently, Daniel Agger did it. It is widely regarded as a touch of class. So it is no surprise to see Oscar Garcia share his thoughts with fans of Maccabi Tel Aviv following his unexpected departure.

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London Maccabi Vale clinch promotion

By Danny Caro, September 2, 2014

London Maccabi Vale sealed promotion into Chess Valley League Division Four despite a defeat in their final game of the season.

The LMV batsmen struggled on a slow wicket at Old Chomleans, with only Adam Brand (77) getting to grips with the St. John’s Wood attack in a score of 155.

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BECC continue to grow and develop

August 29, 2014

Belmont & Edgware came out second best in an entertaining friendly against Regals.

In slightly overcast conditions at Old Lyonians, BECC lost the toss and were asked to bowl first. Skipper Adam Jacobs elected to open up with Attar and left-armer Tilley.

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Majestic Mayer steers BECC home

August 29, 2014

Belmont & Edgware claimed a two-wicket victory in a friendly against a Berkhamsted Development XI.

With their Club Captain and Vice-Captain both unavailable, BECC looked to the future and young Elliott Mayer was appointed skipper, with experienced vice-captain Michael Blasebalk offering assistance behind the stumps.

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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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