Diamond Jubilee Cricket Day

In commemoration of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, Swiss Cricket and the British Residents' Association joined forces to stage a unique British atmosphere in the form of a family day of cricket action accompanied by English Tea at Sportpark Deutweg in Winterthur on Saturday 7th July 2012.


British & Commonwealth visitors to Switzerland, their friends & family, enjoyed a fun day out in a predominantly English speaking atmosphere with three cricket matches and traditional English teas.

Joanna Koch her team from BRA
Joanna Koch her team from BRA

The cricket began as early as 9.30am with the junior U9 and U11s, immediately followed by the U13 & U15s. After a group photo, there was a with a real English high tea with scones & cakes, and the e^day ended with a senior match from 2pm.

  Time Activity Result
                          9.30 am  Junior U9/U11 Cricket Match Won by ZCCC
  11.30 am Junior U13/U15 Cricket Match Won by ZCCC 
  1.00 pm English tea (compliments of BRA)  
  1.45 pm Group photo  
  2.00 pm Senior Cricket Match Won by WCC 


The event programme included an address from the HM Ambassador Sarah Gillett and the SCA President, Mr. Alexander Mackay.

Diamond Jubilee Match Day Programme.pdf
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Many thanks to our sponsors that helped make this is an opportunity to be part of a very British event in Canton Zurich!


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The less photo-shy participants and spectators at the Diamond Jubilee Cricket Day (Winterthur, 7.7.2012)
The less photo-shy participants and spectators at the Diamond Jubilee Cricket Day (Winterthur, 7.7.2012)

More photos from the Diamond Jubilee Cricket Match are available in the SCA photo gallery.

Diamond Jubilee Cricket Match Flyer.pdf
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