Cricket

BECC over-powered by Croxley Guild

May 20, 2014

Belmont & Edgware suffered a heavy defeat in a friendly match against Croxley Guild.

On a very hot day, BECC lost the toss and were made to toil in the field. Newcomer Joe Saleh gave BECC some hope with two early wickets, but that was as good as it got as Croxley stepped up a gear and smashed the ball to all parts.

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Lieberman steers South home

May 12, 2014

GREATER MANCHESTER AMATEUR CRICKET LEAGUE
WEST DIDSBURY 128
SOUTH MANCHESTER 132-6
SOUTH WON BY 4 WICKETS

South maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with a four-wicket win against West Didsbury in the GMACL.

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Salford Blue Jays well beaten

May 6, 2014

Salford Blue Jays succumbed to a free-scoring West Didsbury in their second match of the season.

West Didsbury won the toss and, having chosen to bat, proceeded to pile on the runs as Salford toiled in the field. Whilst the Salford players' heads never went down, all the bowlers bore the brunt of an onslaught that ended at 290-6.

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LMV collapse against West Harrow

May 4, 2014

LMVCC 2nd lost their Middlesex Sunday League opener against West Harrow after succumbing by 16 runs.

In what captain Nigel Rothband described as "a game of two halves," LMV lost the toss, but "surprisingly" found themselves in the field on a low, slow wicket and a very slow outfield.

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Israel bow out in style

May 4, 2014

Israel finished the Pepsi ICC Europe Division 3 T20 Championships in style after handing Spain a seven-wicket defeat in La Manga.

Spain’s top order only contributed 13 runs before Crompton (19) and Ahmed (31) secured some stability in the innings.

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Mixed bag for Israel

By Danny Caro, May 2, 2014

Israel experienced mixed fortunes at the Pepsi ICC Europe Division Three T20 Championships in La Manga.

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Salford left in a spin

April 30, 2014

A superb spell of swing bowling by Adam Schogger could not prevent a Salford Blue Jays loss in their first outing of the new season.

Schogger’s 3-25 was Salford’s highlight on a day that promised much but, eventually, saw them fall short.

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Allweis gets South off to a flyer

April 28, 2014

GREATER MANCHESTER LEAGUE DIVISION THREE
Foresters 155
South Manchester 158-5
South won by 5 wickets

A fine all-round performance from Steven Allweis helped South Manchester make a flying start to the GML season with a five-wicket success over Foresters.

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Israel ready for Euro T20

By Danny Caro, April 25, 2014

Israel will face Belgium in their opening match at the Pepsi ICC Europe Division Three T20 Championships in La Manga, Spain.

Captained by Eshkol Solomon, Israel play the Belgians on April 30, with a match against Hellas later that day.

The new-look tournament, which also features Spain and Finland, sees the winner being promoted to Division Two which is to be held in Essex in June.

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Cricketer Angus Fraser recalls Middlesex County Cricket Club's Auschwitz tour

By Angus Fraser, March 14, 2014

I had no idea of what to expect as the Middlesex County Cricket Club party travelled from our comfortable hotel in Krakow to the former concentration and extermination camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau. I was not alone. There was a nervous silence on the coach as the group made its way through the stark Polish countryside.

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