2011 S.C.A. Awards

On Saturday 5th November 2011 at the 2011 Berne Cricket Club Curry Evening and in front of an excited crowd of nearly 150 people made up of cricketers, ex-pats, BCC members, awards winners, juniors & parents and guests, the Swiss Cricket Association presented the 2011 National Cricket Awards.


Congratulations to the following winners:


l-r: P.Henderson, Callum, Simon & Mr. Bob Barber
l-r: P.Henderson, Callum, Simon & Mr. Bob Barber

The first group of awards were the Bob Barber Awards for the best performing players in their respective age groups, presented by none other than ex-England Test player, Bob Barber.

Age group Name Club
U11 Rohain Jain Gingins CC
U13 Neil Wright Basle Dragons
U15 Callum Hirst & Simon Henderson Zurich Crickets
U17 Arjun Vinod  Geneva Youth
U19 Ali Saleem  Geneva Youth 
J.McKillop receives his Services to Cricket award
J.McKillop receives his Services to Cricket award

Next it was the turn of the S.C.A. President, Mr. Alexander Mackay, to present four Services to Cricket Awards to four individuals that had devoted their time to Swiss Cricket over the years and had stood down at the Annual General Meeting earlier in the year.   

Name Club
Mr. Sangam Subirmaniam Nomads CC
Mr. John McKillop Cossonay CC
Dr. Bryan Pattison OBE  CERN CC
Mr. Robin McGhee Cossonay CC

Lastly, Ms Mira Koshy, Chairlady of the Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS) presented the swissFOCUS Spirit Of Cricket Award to Mr. Raja Hafeez of Geneva XI Stars CC for thier explempary behaviour on and off the cricket field.

Winners of the Spirit Of Cricket Trophy
Geneva XI Stars Cricket Club

After the awards award winners and attendees enjoyed a delightful curry prepared by members of the Berne Cricket Club.

Afterwards there was a raffle with lots of generous prizes and the auction of an S.C.B. team shirt signed by all the players. And after desert & coffee the evening was rounded off to dancing to the delightful tunes of resident DJ Chanaka.



The Swiss Cricket Association would like to thank Berne CC for an enjoyable few hours and for the opportunity to formally present the S.C.A. National awards 2011.