(photo credit: Courtesy)
On Friday, the young guns of the Ra’anana Under-19 team will go up against the
rising stars on the Ashdod/Lod U19 squad in what should be a pulsating Israel
Cricket Junior League final.
Both teams have had mixed results against
one another, sharing the spoils in the matches that they have played and
bragging rights will ultimately be decided on the pitch with the first
scheduled to be bowled at 9:30 a.m. at the Ashdod cricket field.
team captains, Ra’anana’s Rafi Schachat and Ashdod/Lod’s Yossi Ochayon
their young sides well and it truly is a deserving pair of clubs who
vying for the championship.
Much will rest on the shoulders of the two
Israeli-born team members, Josh Evans from Ra’anana, who performed
on the recent tour of Guernsey, and Ashdod/Lod’s Itamar Kehimkar, who is
proven match winner.
This match is an appetizer to next week’s Senior
League final that will be waged between Super Lions Lod and Ra’anana.