October 29, 2010
Maccabi Ajax CC have signed Indian Jewish batsman Bensiyon Songavkar.
Songavkar, 25, who lives in Rajkot, is Maccabi’s first-ever international recruit. He will play for the 1st XI in the Victorian Turf Cricket Association’s South
Player of the tournament at last summer’s Maccabiah Games, Songavkar has played for his region Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy.
In Israel, he dominated with the bat, including scoring a memorable 50 in the final against South Africa and leading India to its first ever cricket medal at the Games.