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La Manga 5th Charity Cricket (12-16.10.2012)
La Manga 5th Charity Cricket (12-16.10.2012)

As previously announced, a Swiss National XI will compete in the 5th La Manga 20/20 charity tournament in Spain for the second consecutive year.

Beginning on 12th October the SCA National side will again be able to benefit from the experience of competing in an international tournament, and enjoy the superb facilities & great conditions, all while supporting a charitable cause.


In the group games each side plays two matches and the top team of each group qualify for the semi-final on Sunday 15th October. If sides are level on points net run rate will decide.

                          Participating teams
                         GROUP A GROUP B GROUP C                   


Wimbledon CC

Swiss National Team  York CC
  Nation CC Kolsas CC Sentrum CC
  UK United Asians CC La Manga CC Catalunya CC

The Swiss National XI has drawn the hosts La Manga Cricket Club and Kolsas Cricket Club (from the Norwegian League) and you can keep up to date on the results as they happen from this site.

The competition also includes such teams as  Wimbledon Cricket Club (current Ryman Surrey league champions).

The SCA announced the team as follows:

  1. Sajid Safiat * (Power CC)
  2. Ovais Yousuf ** (GXI Stars)
  3. Shahnawaz Muhammad (Power CC)
  4. Sudath Jayaratne (Zug CC)
  5. Simon Henderson (Swiss Colts)
  6. Stefan Franklin (Winterthur CC)
  7. Afzaal SiIkander (Olten CC)
  8. Sathyanarayanan+ (Cossonay CC)
  9. Ali Saleem (GXI Stars)
  10. Nasir Mahmood (Winterthur CC)
  11. Manish Lal (Swiss Colts)
  12. Midhun Lal (Swiss Colts)
  13. Umar Ali Sheikh (Berne CC)

This year's tournament director is Mr. George Wambeek, the tournament match manager is Mr. Dave Moore and the tournament referee is none other than Mr. John Wakefield Holder.

The tournaments patron is Mr. Michael "Mike" William Gatting OBE and it is supported by the Lady Taverners.


You can download the tournament rules below, or follow this link for the 5th La Manga tournment flyer:

La Manga 20/20 tournament rules
5th La Manga 15-8 ball 20-20 tournament
Adobe Acrobat Document 119.4 KB

Good luck lads!