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(photo credit: Gerrit Grundling)
Israel made a disappointing start to its ICC Europe Division 1 T20 campaign,
losing by eight wickets to Denmark at Farmers Field in Jersey,
Denmark, one of the fancied teams in the 12-nation tournament,
reached its target with five overs in hand having restricted Israel to 94 for
Asked to bat first, Israel found itself in early trouble, reduced
to three for two.
Yefet Nagavkar’s return to the national team after a
long absence didn’t last too long, edging behind for just one in the first
Danny Hotz, who has been in a rich vain of form in domestic
cricket, was bowled for just a single as well. Daniel Hyman and Eshkol Solomon
managed somewhat of a recovery, taking the score on to 39 before Solomon was
dismissed for 18.
His departure triggered a spectacular collapse as a
further four wickets tumbled for the addition of just five runs; youngster Josh
Evans and captain Herschel Gutman for ducks, Itamar Kehimkar for two and Hyman
The lower order did show some fight, with Shailesh Bangerra (11)
and Yaniv Razpurker adding 33 for the eighth wicket, Razpurker eventually going
on to top score with 26 but 94 was never going to challenge a Danish team far
higher up in the world rankings.