Belgium record comprehensive win over Israel
Tue, Aug 18, 2009 11:50 AM
Belgium defeated Israel by 172 runs on Monday to win both its opening games in the European U/15 Division 2 Championships being held in Italy. With this victory, Belgium now leads the Group B table with four points.
Belgium skipper Jonathan Aron produced an all-round performance to post a fine century (109 in 112 balls) with the bat to lead his side to a total of 294-8 and also picked up 3-22 with the ball to help limit Israel to 122 in 28.1 overs.
In the other games of the day, Isle of Man came back from its opening-day defeat by Italy to record a convincing victory over France making a solid 211-8 and then bowling its opponents out for 145 to win by 64 runs.
Gibraltar won an exciting clash with hosts Italy by 48 runs, to leave all four participants in Group A level on points with one win apiece. Germany secured a three-wicket victory over Switzerland as the winning run was scored by one of three girls in the German side, to finish at 159-7.
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