Cricket scoreboard - August 7

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2011

MAL 195-6 (40 overs) Grant Pakter 70, Yoav Lebens 34
SKLP 184-9 (40 overs) Yoav Lebens 3-42
MAL won by 11 runs



West Didsbury 230-8


Title within touching distance for MAL

By Danny Caro, August 8, 2011

The destiny of this season's Middlesex Sunday League Division Two title lies in the hands of MAL after they claimed a nail-biting 11-run victory over title rivals SKLP in Northolt on Sunday.

MAL battled to a hard-fought victory despite persistent light rain for most of the day with the odd heavy shower. The game went ahead and even finished under sunny skies.


Maccabi pass Olympic challenge

By David Gold, August 8, 2011

An excellent all-round display from captain Ray Tammam helped Manchester Maccabi clinch their third victory of the campaign with a six-wicket success over Olympic.

Beaten by the same team seven days ago, Tamman's troops fought hard to stay in the game as Olympic moved to 110-4 at the midway point of the innings.


Gordon set for a major landmark

By Daniel Lightman, August 4, 2011

No Test cricketer has scored a century in years. Several – including such immortals of the game as Wilfred Rhodes, 95, SF Barnes, 94, and Sir Donald Bradman, 92 – succumbed in the nervous nineties. So this coming Saturday will mark a major landmark: The South African medium-pace bowler of the 1930s, Norman Gordon, will celebrate his 100th birthday.


Young guns boost LMV title bid

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2011

Excellent displays from Neil Lederman and Andrew Greenwall-Cohen helped London Maccabi Vale 1st maintain their title charge in the Middlesex Sunday League Division One.

Some lusty blows over the top were the highlight of Lederman's valuable innings of 63 against Finchley.


Evans rewarded as Israel finish fifth

By Danny Caro, August 3, 2011

Josh Evans was named Most Valuable Player in the tournament as Israel finished a credible fifth at the ICC European Under 19 Division 2 event in the Isle of Man.

Israel finished the competition strongly, beating Spain by 180 runs in the fifth place play-off

Having won the toss, Spain invited Israel to bat first in what were initially damp and foggy conditions.


Stars retain NJCL Super Sixes

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2011

Star Sixes retained the NJCL Super Sixes trophy, defeating Salford Comets in a final dominated by bat over ball.

Salford won the toss and elected to bat. Openers Elliot Koffman and Jonny Wineberg made good progress, Koffman hitting Black for a huge six over long-on, but, against some accurate bowling from Star, could not find any consistently big hitting.


Runs flow in Chigwell victory

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2011

Chigwell & Hainault produced a fine performance to beat Belmont & Edgware on Sunday, with their batsmen piling on the runs to hit their highest total of the season.


Israel given a grilling by Denmark

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2011

Israel face a playoff for fifth place after losing to Denmark at the ICC European Under 19 Division 2 Tournament in the Isle of Man.

Following back-to-back wins over Belgium and Norway, they went down by 8 wickets against the group winners at Cronkbourne.


Amateur dramatics haunt South Manchester

By David Gold, August 1, 2011

South Manchester failed to capitalise on a promising start as they fell to a 45 run defeat against Knight Riders in the Greater Manchester Amatuer League.

Shaya Rabinowitz, Akiva Lieberman and Huddy Lieberman asked questions of the Knight Riders top-order, with Rabinowitz claiming 3-30 in an impressive spell.