Cricket: Young Ashdod takes Division 1 crown

Young Ashdod’s 18-year wait to lift the Division 1 Dudi Silbowitz Trophy came to and end on Saturday.

cricket_311 (photo credit: Ronit Shualy)
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(photo credit: Ronit Shualy)
Young Ashdod’s 18-year wait to lift the Division 1 Dudi Silbowitz Trophy came to and end on Saturday as the hosts comprehensively beat Sri Lanka Tel Aviv by a massive 150-run margin.
Young Ashdod captain, Raymond Aston was ecstatic.
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“I have waited a long long time to lift the trophy, every squad member contributed to our success and we are going to have a big party to celebrate.”
Although Sri Lanka Tel Aviv were the losers on the day, they must be given huge credit for a brilliant first division debut season, finishing runners up, after last year earning promotion by capturing the Division 2 title.
Ra’anana secured third place in the league standings by defeating Neve Yonatan by eight wickets in Ashdod on Friday.
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