Cricket

Franks heroics in vain for Maccabi

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2011

Ray Tammam, captain of Manchester Maccabi, praised bowler Daniel Franks following his team's defeat against leaders Ashton Allstars in the Greater Manchester Amateur League.

Franks put in a demon spell, claiming five-wickets, including a hat-trick, to dismiss Ashton for 79 and become the first Maccabi player that has taken five wickets since Tammam three years ago

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South Manchester fall short

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2011

An under-strength South Manchester just failed to overhaul West Didsbury in a close fought encounter in the Greater Manchester Amateur League.

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Maccabi National Knockout semi-final preview

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2011

The Maccabi Cricket National Knockout Cup semi-finals take place in London on Sunday. The first sees a repeat of last year's final with holders London Maccabi Vale travelling to Parmiters to take on Belmont & Edgware 1st.

BECC will be looking to kick-start their season after a disappointing start against an LMV side who secured their place with a five-wicket win over BECC's 2nd

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Chigwell & Hainault win Ronnie Shapiro Cup

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2011

The Ronnie Shapiro Cup, competed annually between Southgate and Chigwell & Hainault, is heading back to Essex after many years of dominance by Southgate after a nail-biting finish at World's End Lane.

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Cricket scoreboard - June 19

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2011

Middlesex Sunday League Division Two

MAL 220-8 (40 overs) Yoav Lebens 51, Ryan Pakter 33
Finchley 35 (20.3 overs) Yoav Lebens 5-12
MAL won by 185 runs
SEE MATCH REPORT

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LMV 2nd 245 Adam Brand 142

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Brutal Brand tortures Wycombe House

June 20, 2011

A brutal innings knock from Adam Brand helped London Maccabi Vale 2nd wrap up a first league victory of the season as they overpowered Wycombe House by 57 runs.

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Lebens boosts MAL's title hopes

June 20, 2011

A fine all-round performance from Yoav Lebens took MAL four points clear at the top of Middlesex Sunday League Division Two following a crushing 185-run success over Finchley.

Finchley won the toss and asked MAL to make first use of a very wet and uneven looking surface. Batting was tricky throughout, Daniel Susser being the first batsman to go, nicking Jaimin Patel behind for 0.

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Revenge is sweet for JFS

June 16, 2011

JFS broke their duck at the annual Belmont & Edgware Cricket Club inter-schools tournament after beating Hasmonean in the final.

Having finished runners-up in the two previous competitions, JFS (142-4) started the competition with a 66-run victory over King Solomon (86-7).

Hasmonean (117-6) won the other semi-final with a four-wicket success over Immanuel (117-5).

JFS (128-5) recorded a 2

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Wineberg heroics in vain for Salford

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2011

A career-best 6-45 from Jonny Wineburg was not enough as Salford Jewish CC suffered a 74-run defeat in a rain-affected match against West Didsbury.

An early wicket from Alex Goodman soon put West Didsbury on the back foot and they continued to find runs hard to come by the impressive Wineberg taking wickets at regular interval.

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Chigwell & Hainault conquer BECC 2nds

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2011

Chigwell & Hainault claimed a 24-run victory in a friendly against Belmont & Edgware 2nds.

The east Londoners got off to a bad start after being reduced to 17-2, but a stand of over 200 by Rose and Lloyd Dudridge took the game away for BECC.

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