Cricket

South Manchester slip to defeat

By James Masters, June 18, 2012

South Manchester crashed out of the Challenge Cup in the first round after suffering a 33-run defeat by Wilmslow.

Despite the bowling heroics of 13-year-old Dan Glicher, who took 3-23, South were unable to chase down their victory target of 189.

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Salford no match for Maccabi

June 18, 2012

Manchester Maccabi cruised to a seven-wicket victory over struggling Salford.

Maccabi won the toss and put Salford in to bat, taking advantage of their strong bowling attack which has perfomed so well all season.

The home side were never allowed to get going with Adam Schogger returning three wickets for only 18 runs, supported by Ashley Landes (2- 24) and Daniel Franks who grabbed 3-13.

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JC Cricket Scoreboard

By James Masters, June 18, 2012

Middlesex Sunday Cricket League Division One
West Harrow 82 (31.1 overs) Grant Traub 3-8, Michael Klinger 3-16
MAL 83-3 (17.2 overs)

MAL won by 7 wickets

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BECC 1st XI 132-9 Michael Blasebalk 30
Rajpal Sampat 133-8 Jonny Evans 3-29
BECC lost by 2 wickets

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Greater Manchester Amateur Cricket League

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Cup woe for Manchester Maccabi

June 18, 2012

Manchester Maccabi suffered a painful 132-run defeat by Forresters in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals.

Chasing 184 from 40 overs for victory, Maccabi were skittled out for just 51 after finding life difficult against the Forresters bowling attack.

Ahmed’s 7-13 destroyed the Maccabi batting line-up after what had been an encouraging bowling display by Ray Tammam's troops.

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MAL bounce back

June 18, 2012

MAL bounced back in convincing style with a seven-wicket win over West Harrow at Camdenians on Sunday.

West Harrow won the toss and elected to bat on a green-looking surface. They were quickly in trouble as Yoav Lebens brought one back to flick the glove of opener Kunal, with Grant Traub taking the catch following a deflection off keeper Russ Corin.

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Israel night cricket league round-up

June 18, 2012

With Pearl Dental CC winning the Israel Night Cricket league for the second time in a row, the battle for the bronze medal is still well under way.

Defeated finalists, Pommeranz Juice Good Old Boys have at least secured the silver medals.

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More misery for MAL

June 11, 2012

MAL suffered another bitterly disappointing result on Sunday as they slumped to a 60-run defeat against SKLP.

Skipper Gav Lebens won the toss and chose to bowl, and the first half of the SKLP innings went very well for MAL, as Anthony Cowan and Yoav Lebens exerted some control with the new ball.

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Peace plan ticks all the boxes

By Danny Caro, May 31, 2012

It was heartening to read the ICC’s glowing report on the cricket4peace project in Israel. Philip Hudson, the ICC Regional Performance Officer for Europe, and Roland Lefebvre, the High Performance Manager for the KNCB, praised the efforts of the Israel Cricket Association for the award-winning scheme that allows Israeli and Palestinian children to play cricket without fear or prejudice.

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Cardiff edged out by Atradians

By Danny Caro, May 25, 2012

Cardiff Maccabi suffered a narrow defeat at the hands of Old Atradians in the Cardiff Midweek Cricket League Division Three.

Playing their fourth match of the season, Cardiff bowled first and an excellent four-wicket burst from 16-year-old Stefan Rollnick, in his first game of the season, helped restrict Atradians to 118/9 from 18 overs.

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MAL's misfiring batsman disappoint against SKLP

May 24, 2012

MAL's batsmen continued to misfire as they were soundly beaten by SKLP on Sunday in Division One of the Middlesex Sunday Cricket League.

SKLP won the toss and chose to bat on a slow pitch with a very sluggish outfield. They started aggressively, taking 10 off the first over, but Yoav Lebens and Kev Venter slowed the scoring rate, until Venter made the breakthrough, bowling Hiran for 5.

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