Cricket

Varsulkar sparkles in Israel Night Cricket League

October 21, 2013

Israel under-18 player Avial Varsulkar was the hero for the Modi’in Young Lions as they beat the Pommeranz Juice Good Old Boys by 30 runs in the Night League.

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Israel Night League round-up: October 17

October 17, 2013

Two newcomers to the Israel Night League - Kiddush Club Jerusalem and the Mumbai Challengers - produced the most exciting match of the season thus far as KCJ won by 28 runs.

Batting first, the Mumbai Challengers struggled to get going due to some terrific fielding, backed up by tight KCJ bowling. David Leshansky helped himself to three wickets as MC managed a below par 51.

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I’ll be back bigger and better, vows Klinger

October 10, 2013

Michael Klinger has been named in the Professional Cricket Association’s Team of the Season.

The Gloucestershire captain was in outstanding form with the bat, smashing 2,208 runs in all forms of the game, including an impressive 1,140 in the LV County Championship.

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Pearl Dental polish off Gold Insurance

October 8, 2013

The start of the fourth season of the ever-popular Israel Night Cricket League started last week with last season's Division Two champions Pearl Dental Cricket Club crushing last year's Division Three champions.

Gold Insurance Bet Shemesh Lightning team's paltry score of 37 was no match for the 116 that Pearl had amassed.

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Manchester CC lose out in thriller

September 9, 2013

Manchester Cricket Club went down by 21 runs against Ashton in their final Greater Manchester Amateur League match of the season.

This game was far closer than the scoreline suggested, and Manchester almost pulled off a remarkable victory.

Ashton were put in to bat and built their innings steadily but were restrained by some tight fielding and bowling.

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New names, new hope for year ahead

By Danny Caro, September 4, 2013

Israeli sport has taken a right old battering over the past year or so but at long last the clouds are starting to lift.

Julia Glushko’s run at the US Open has given the nation much hope following the poor showing at the London Olympics last year.

There’s also Yarden Gerbi who looks to be a real medal contender for the Rio Games in 2016. I doubt a world title has been won any faster.

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Salford Jewish finish season in style

September 2, 2013

Salford Jewish CC finish season 2013 in style as they overcame cup finalist Offerton CC by 3 wickets in the Greater Manchester Amateur League Division Three.

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Cricket scoreboard: September 1

By Danny Caro, September 2, 2013

Here are the results from the weekend.

CHESS VALLEY LEAGUE DIVISION SEVEN
Ickenham 2nd XI 108 Grant Reingold (4-22), Adam Brand 3-15
London Maccabi Vale 1st XI 112-4 Adam Brand 42 not out
LMV won by 6 wickets

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GREATER MANCHESTER AMATEUR LEAGUE DIVISION THREE
Offerton 91 Daniel Paul 4-8, Paul Heaps 4-22
Salford Jewish CC 92-7
SJCC won by 3 wickets

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Belmont & Edgware claim sixth win of season

August 28, 2013

Belmont & Edgware CC registered their sixth victory of the season after beating Southgate by 7 wickets.

BECC won the toss and decided to bowl first. Southgate were under pressure from ball one due to some inspired bowling and fielding.

Greg Mayer and Adam Jacobs opened up for BECC, and struck early. Mayer picked up the first wicket LBW before Jacobs claimed the next two clean bowled.

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Injuries hamper Salford Jewish

August 27, 2013

Salford came up against second in the league Foresters at St Pauls on Sunday in their penultimate match of the season and again showed their battling qualities.

Their growing list of injuries and absences became longer when strike bowler, Daniel Paul (0-40), strained his back in the sixth over.

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