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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Israeli to compete in global cricket squad

March 10, 2011

Josh Evans has been included in an ICC European Emerging Players Programme to be held in Spain later this month.

Evans is the only Israeli in an 11-man squad also containing players from Germany, Denmark, Gibraltar, Italy, Jersey, Norway and Spain.


Sri Lanka Jerusalem beat Lions Modi'in in a thriller

By Danny Caro, February 15, 2011

Sri Lanka Jerusalem climbed into second place in the Israel Night Cricket League after beating third-placed Lions Modi’in.

After a number of games postponed due to the wet weather, a thrilling match, played in very cold conditions took place between Cup league leaders Lions Modi'in and Sri Lanka Jerusalem.

Batting first, Lions Modi'in never really adjusted to the pace and accuracy of the Sri Lankan Jerusalem bowlers and could only manage a total of 44 - their lowest in this competition so far.