July 17, 2008
An invitational Israel XI, featuring Jonty Rhodes and Adam Bacher, lost the first two one-day matches against India A in Ashdod in a series organised as part of the celebration of Israel’s 60th anniversary.
The Israel team was made up of Jewish cricketers from around the world, including players from Australia, Ireland, India, South Africa as well as former international star Rhodes.
Israel were dismissed for 52 in the opener as India won by nine wickets. Rhodes, 38, and former Ireland captain Jason Molins top-scored with 11.