Cricket

LMV Under 17s outgunned

By Danny Caro, May 3, 2011

London Maccabi Vale Under 17s were beaten by their counterparts from Winchmore Hill by seven wickets.

LMV chose to bat first and right from the start were put under pressure by a very accurate bowling attack well supported in the field. Despite the best efforts of the more experienced players only Ben Lederman (23n.o.) and Mark Spanjar (16) managed to get into double figures.

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Haffner helps LMV over the line

By Danny Caro, May 3, 2011

London Maccabi Vale started the season with a 42-run win over Olympians.

So the season starts at an unbelievably warm Rowley Lane. The pitch looks very green but quite firm and the outfield is drier than LMV have ever seen at this time of the year.

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Salford suffer narrow defeat

By Danny Caro, May 3, 2011

Salford Jewish CC suffered a dramatic defeat in their first game of the season, and they only had themselves to blame.

Too many wides, dropped catches and some sloppy fielding cost them dear.

Wilmslow chose to bat and openers Rowe (66) and Metzalaar (22) made steady progress on the good backing track.

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South defeat Maccabi in GMACL opener

By Danny Caro, May 3, 2011

An undefeated 45 from debutant Charlie Mason ensured South Manchester got off to a winning start to the season against Manchester Maccabi in the Greater Manchester Amateur Cricket League.

Mason, ably supported by David Cohen and Avrom Topperman, enabled South to reach their target of 155 with the loss of seven wickets.

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Landau smashes 158 in MAL victory

By Danny Caro, May 3, 2011

A magnificent 158 from vice-captain Mark Landau steered MAL to their first victory of the season as they beat Knotty Green by 100 runs in a friendly.

On a sunny Bank Holiday Monday, MAL played their final warm up game before the start of their 2011 league campaign.

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MAL wooed by Narkovians

By Danny Caro, May 3, 2011

MAL continued their preparations for the 2011 season with a defeat against a strong Wooburn Narkovians side.

MAL won the toss and opted to bat on a pitch that, whilst looking flat, had already been used once during the weekend.

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Lebens century in vain for MAL

By Danny Caro, April 27, 2011

MAL opened their 2011 season with defeat against Old Haberdashers in a high-scoring contest on a blisteringly hot day at Camdenians.

Old Habs won the toss and batted first, starting brightly, Joe Williams launching into two short balls from Yoav Lebens in the thirrd over and depositing them for sixes.

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Gutman gets the nod

By Danny Caro, April 14, 2011

Herschel Gutman has been invited to attend the ICC Europe Centre of Excellence as one of the ICC Europe coaching consultants.

Gutman is Israel's National Cricket Development Officer and national coach.

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Klinger: We need to step up

By James Masters, March 31, 2011

Michael Klinger is adamant his Redbacks side can become a force in the Sheffield Shield cricket – despite suffering a nightmare end to the season.

The Redbacks finished second from bottom in the league following a four-wicket defeat by Tasmania.

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Israel cricket season preview

By Danny Caro, March 22, 2011

The new domestic season is just a few days away, with the first set of matches scheduled to commence March 26.

Once again the 18 league clubs will be divided into two divisions, eight teams competing in Division 1 and 10 in Division 2. A new team Modi'in/Bet Shemesh will also compete in the T20 tournament, hopefully a stepping stone to becoming a fully fledged league team next year.

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