Swiss National XI tour to the Netherlands

The Swiss Cricket Association is proud to announce plans to take a Swiss National XI to Amsterdam in The Netherlands from 18th - 20th July 2012.


Arriving on Wednesday 18th July the team will compete in a Twenty20 game on Thursday 19th July followed by 40 over game the following day at the VRA cricket ground.


VRA Cricket club of Amsterdam has a rich history in the cricketing spheres within Holland and being located in Holland's largest city, it is also a melting pot of so many different cultures & nationalities. 

VRA boasts having 6 players who are representing the current Netherlands side,including the captain of Holland Peter Borren. The games will take place in Amsterdam.

This tour will provide a fantastic opportunity for all the participants to experience high quality cricket and some excellent cricketing facilities. The home ground of the club hosted some of the world cup games in 1999 and is considered the best cricket ground in continental Europe.

Details of the trip:

  18 July     Departure
  19 July       Twenty20 match v VRA       
  20 July 40 over match v VRA

SCA National Sqaud 1. Raja Hafeez*, 2. Sathya Narayanan+, 3. Ovais Yousuf, 4. Nasir Mahmood, 5. Ali Saleem, 6. Afzal Sikander, 7. Sudath Jayaratne, 8. Mounir Barone, 9. Vaibhav Singh, 10. Asvin Lakkaraju, 11. Peter Swanepoel.

Further details regarding this tour are available from the SCA's international match manager, Asvin Lakkaraju. Asvin will also be able to provide details of estimated costs, flights & accommodation.

The VRA cricket ground in Amsterdam
The VRA cricket ground in Amsterdam

More details of the VRA cricket ground are also available from the ESPN website.