Israeli cricket 311.
(photo credit: Charlton Book)
For the second week in succession, the Israel night action cricket league
witnessed two last-ball finishes. The first game saw Modi’in EasyIsrael move to
the top of the Plate league with a hard fought win over the Kat Israemploy
Warriors while Pearl Wanderers Cricket Club edged Pommeranz Juice Good Old Boys
in the late contest.
Modi’in EasyIsrael batted first and scored a
competitive total of 76. Some excellent fielding by 15-year-old Daniel Bergman
and three wickets for 13-year-old Yonah Barnett on debut ensured that the Modi’in
Easy- Israel team did not get too many runs on the board.
batted well, but a determined Modi’in EasyIsrael team ensured that they left
with the points in the bag with a six-run victory.
Before the Pearl
Wanderers Cricket Club-Pommeranz Juice Good Old Boys match, the PJGOB were top
of the table, but at the end of the match, they had slipped to fourth. A
dramatic encounter ensued, with both teams playing some excellent cricket and
prove a point to the rest of the teams in the league that they will be the teams
The PJGOB’s batted first and posted 70 runs on the board, which
was always going to be a few runs short against a strong batting line up. Some
excellent bowling, backed up by some good fielding ensured that the game went
down to the final over, and once again the final ball to decide the winner It
was Pearl Wanderers Cricket Club captain Anthony Harris who held his nerve in
the final over to gain maximum points for his team.
In this weekends
matches, Modi’in EasyIsrael hopes to continue their winning ways against Kat
Israemploy, who are desperate for a win.
CS 8 Ra’anana wants to put their
defeat to Telalivit behind them by beating inHasharon as both team sit side by
side on the league table. In the other game of the night, second-place Pommeranz
Juice Good Old Boys take on Gold Insurance Bet Shemesh Lightning.Matches
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