Cricket

Manchester Maccabi thumped Olympic-style

By David Gold, July 26, 2011

Manchester Maccabi fell to an 180-run defeat against Olympic in the Great Manchester Amateur League.

Two wickets from Steven Allweis plus a catch and a run out from captain Ray Tammam was about as good as it got for Maccabi as Olympic amassed 316-6.

Maccabi's reply featured some gritty knocks, most notably from Marc Williams (32), Wayne Doyle (18) and teenager Rafi Dines (18).

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MAL edged out by Stanmore

By Danny Caro, July 26, 2011

MAL went down by 22 runs in a friendly against Stanmore.

Stanmore won the toss and elected to bat on a glorious sunny day. Opening bowlers Yoav Lebens and Anthony Cowan were both excellent and unlucky in an opening spell which saw them wicketless, but keep the scoring rate down, though Stanmore's overseas player, Tom Cullen, was looking to hit strongly through mid-wicket and extra cover.

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Cricket scoreboard - July 24

By Danny Caro, July 26, 2011

EUROPEAN DIVISION ONE T20 TOURNAMENT

Israel 172-7 (20.0 overs) Herschel Gutman 70
Croatia 86 (17.0 overs) Eliezer Samson 4-11
Israel won by 86 runs
SEE MATCH REPORT

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Gibraltar 110 (19.3 overs) Herschel Gutman 3-15, Josh Evans 3-19

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Israel finish Euro T20 on a high

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2011

Israel finished 11th at the European Division One T20 Tournament in the Channel Islands.

Having lost their five group matches, Herschel Gutman's men were beaten in the 9th-12 playoff, going down by 86 runs against Gibraltar – a low-scoring affair in which Gutman took 3-15.

However, Gutman led by example in the final encounter as Israel beat Croatia by 86 runs Les Quennevais.

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Feigenbaum and Wienburg steer BECC to third win

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2011

Belmont & Edgware registered their third consecutive Middlesex Sunday League victory, winning a relatively low-scoring contest against Haryom at JFS.

The top-of-the-table clash was played on a sweltering hot day, and Warren Averbuch's men went into it knowing only a victory would see them close the gap at the top.

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Ali delivers knockout blow to Israel

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Israel's European woes continued as they suffered a fourth consecutive defeat at the European Division 1 T20 Tournament in the Channel Islands.

Defeats against Denmark, Jersey and Germany had left Herschel Gutman's men rooted to the bottom of Group B.

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Israel beaten by Germany

By Danny Caro, July 22, 2011

Israel suffered their third straight defeat at the European Division 1 T20 Tournament.

An excellent unbeaten 109-run partnership between captain Asif Khan (59 not out) and hard-hitting Imran Choudhry (60 not out) led Germany to a convincing seven-wicket victory in Group B at FB Fields.

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Super Stars dominate Super Sixes

By Danny Caro, July 21, 2011

Two nail-biting finishes in the penultimate round robin matches were the highlights of last week's Northern Jewish Cricket League Super Sixes tournament.

The evening tournament at St Paul's began with tournament leaders, Star Sixes, maintaining their unbeaten record with a 10-run win over Manchester Maccabi.

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Ra'anana win T20 final

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Ra'anana won the first silverware of the Israeli ICA season after defeating Super Lions Lod by 26 runs in the Division One T20 Championships in Lod.

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Double blow for Israel at Euro T20

By Danny Caro, July 20, 2011

Israel's ICC European Division 1 Tournament suffered a double blow as they were beaten by Denmark and Jersey in the space of a few hours.

Captained by Herschel Gutman, Israel were restricted to 94-9 from their allotted 20 overs.

Denmark cruised to an eight-wicket victory, reaching their target off 15 overs.

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