Israeli cricket 311.
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This week’s Night Cricket matches produced another last ball finish in the Cup
In a thoroughly absorbing and entertaining game, Sri Lanka
Jerusalem recovered from its last ball loss the previous week against Telalivit
to produce the performance of the week, beating favorites Super Lions Modi’in by
Set 80 to win, Sri Lanka Jerusalem timed its run chase to
perfection and ensured that it did not lose any wickets in the final over to
record a vital win in what is turning out to be a highly competitive league. Sri
Lanka Jerusalem scored 84 compared to Lions Modi’in’s score of 80.
Plate League featured a Bet Shemesh derby with the KAT ISRAEMPLOY Tigers against
the Gold Insurance Bet Shemesh Lightning.
The Tigers got off to an
excellent start, and the batsmen continued the momentum throughout their innings
scoring a daunting total of 126. The Lightning was in touching distance, but the
last four overs proved to be its undoing as it ultimately lost the match by 31
This weekend’s fixtures in the Plate League see the KAT ISRAEMPLOY
Warriors, who will want to get a win under their belt after their opening loss,
take on Modi’in EasyIsrael, which has yet to play this season.
Juice Good Old Boys, who are sitting at the top of the Plate League, take on the
Pearl Wanderers Cricket Club, which could be the surprise of the
In the Cup League inHasharon.co.il takes on Lod Indians, with
both teams trying to move off the bottom of the table.
The match of the
week will see the two unbeaten teams – Telalivit and CS 8 Ra’anana – lock horns
in what should be an epic clash on Thursday December 2 at 7:30 p.m.
matches take place at the Yahad-Modi’in School, 51 Arvey Nachal St. in
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