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.


Captain Tammam leads by example

By Danny Caro, August 1, 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 in Gatley.

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.


Young guns boost LMV's title charge

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

Impressive performances from Neil Lederman and Andrew Greenwall-Cohen helped London Maccabi Vale 1st maintain their title charge with a hard fought victory over Finchley.

Missing several regulars for this Middlesex Sunday League Division One clash, LMV won the toss and elected to bat first, confident that their strong bowling line-up would be able to defend most scores.


Barnet end Mill Hill hoodoo

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

A terrific team performance helped Barnet Synagogue overcome their counterparts from Mill Hill.

Having lost to their opponents for the last two years, Barnet drew first blood when Mike Stone held his nerve to take a high catch.

An exceptional spell (5-15) from Adam Ellis helped Barnet keep Mill Hill on the back foot. He was well supported by Noah Lipschitz (2-7), Phil Ellis and Stone.


Cricket scoreboard - July 31

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011


Israel 195-9 (50 overs) J Evans 65, R Schachat 38, W Shafiq 4-35
Belgium 124 (29 overs) R Sehmi 42, S Kristi 5-23
Israel won by 71 runs


Norway 120 (33 overs) R Schachat 3-30


MAL edged out by Edmonton

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

MAL were beaten by two wickets in an entertaining friendly that featured centuries on both teams against Edmonton CC.

Played on a blisteringly hot summer's day, two evenly-matched sides slugged it out, with the game coming down to the last over, with all three results possible.


Double delight for Israel Under 19s

By Danny Caro, August 1, 2011

Israel completed back-to-back victories at the ICC European Under 19 Division 2 Tournament in the Isle of Man.

Play started late at King William's College on Sunday, but it was the only game not to see a reduction in overs.


Twenty: 20 vision suits Salford and South

By David Gold, July 29, 2011

Salford will take on South Manchester in the final of the Northern Jewish Cricket League 9-a-side Twenty:20 after coming through their respective semi-finals.


Israel well beaten at ICC Euro U19

By Danny Caro, July 28, 2011

Israel made a disappointing start at the ICC European Under 19 Division 2 Tournament in the Isle of Man.

They went down by 130 runs against a France team who were dismissed for 185 in 46 overs.

Coached by national team captain Herschel Gutman, Israel conceded 49 runs in extra in an innings where wickets were shared around, with three bowlers taking two apiece


Salford and South Manchester reach NJCL T20 final

By Danny Caro, July 27, 2011

Salford will play South Manchester in the NJCL Twenty:20 9-a-side finals after the teams came through their semi-finals in contrasting fashion.

Salford were given an almighty scare by a young Maccabi Lions side, fielding seven players under 16.