2013 News Archive


Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year (Tue, 31 Dec 2013)
Wishing our website visitors, eNewsletter & twitter subscribers, facebook friends, members, sponsors & supporters a great start to 2014.

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Cricket On Ice

'Blowers' to attend Cricket On Ice (Fri, 27 Dec 2013)

Henry Blofeld OBE, affectionately nicknamed 'Blowers', will attend cricket on the ice on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th February, and also attend the black tie dinner in the evening.
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Gingins Cricket Club

New Co-Presidents at Gingins (Sat, 21 Dec 2013)
At the Gingins AGM on Thursday 19th December, Manish Jain & Scott Poynton stood down as co-Presidents and in their place, the members elected Jas Saini and Arnold Bucheli.
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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas (Thu, 19 Dec 2013)
Wishing all our website visitors, Facebook readers, Twitter subscribers and eNewsletter readers a merry festive season and a great start to 2014!
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U13 squad - plans 2014 (Mon, 16 2013)
Swiss U13 coach, Chris Clayton, has announced provisional plans for the Swiss U13 side in 2014.
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Schweizer Regional Fernsehen (SRF)

Cricket on Swiss television (Sat, 14 Dec 2013)
On Monday 9th December 2013 at 10.27pm, Swiss National Television (SRF) broadcast a three minute slot about cricket as part of the programme "SportLounge".
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Lyceum Alpinum

International Cricket Festival, Zuoz 2014 (Fri, 13 Dec 2013)
The Lyceum-Alpinum have announced that the 2014 International Cricket Festival will take place on 14th & 15th June 2014.
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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS)

New Laws come into effect in Swiss Cricket (Wed, 11 Dec 2013)
Changes to the Laws of Cricket that came into effect as part of the Laws of Cricket 2000 Code 5th Edition 2013, come into effect in Switzerland on 1st January 2014.
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Zurich Crickets Cricket Club

Hampshire coaches return to Zurich (Mon, 09 Dec 2013)
In early February 2014 the two elite Hampshire coaches, John Cook and Chris Wheeler, will be working with Zurich Crickets CC juniors for two days.
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Basel Dragons

Zurich Crickets U15s beat Basel Dragons U15s (Sat, 07 Dec 2013)

Chris Clayton reports on an indoor U15s match that ebbed and flowed, culminating in a very exciting finish and played throughout in a great spirit.

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Gingins Cricket Club

Basel Dragons win Gingins U13 Indoors (Fri, 06 Dec 2013)
Basel Dragons beat Zurich Crickets by 31 runs in the final to win the 2013 Gingins U13 indoor tournament that took place at the La Chataigneraie on 23rd & 24th November.
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Zurich Crickets win 2013 Gingins U15 Indoor (Thu, 05 Dec 2013)

Six teams competed in the Gingins U15 indoor tournament, held in the new sports hall of the La Chataigneraie campus of the International School of Geneva.

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Cricket Coaching Association of Switzerland (CCAS)

Coaching plan 2014 (Wed, 04 Dec 2013)

The Cricket Coaching Association of Switzerland (CCAS) requests clubs to update records to ascertain coaching requirements for the spring of 2014.

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Dragons retain U11 Gingins Indoor Title (Tue, 03 Dec 2013)
Five teams contested the 2013 Swiss Indoor Championship at Gingins on 23 & 24 November. The Dragons were confident, but there were a few surprises along the way.
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Twitter 100th follower (Sun, 01 Dec 2013)
Since starting in June 2013, our Twitter account reached 100 followers in the six months to November!
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Gingins U17 Indoor Tournament 2013 (Wed, 20 Nov 2013)
Sander Winckel reports of the Gingins U17 Indoor Tournament that took place at Le Chat on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th November 2013.
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Cricket Switzerland

Bob Barber Awards 2013 (Tue, 19 Nov 2013)
On Saturday 16th November the winners of the Bob Barber Awards were announced and presented at a dinner hosted by Gingins CC at the Crowne Plaza in Geneva.
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Cricket Switzerland

Car sticker competition (Sun, 17 Nov 2013)
We are running a competition to design a new car sticker to advertise the association and cricket in Switzerland.
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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

swissFOCUS AGM report (Fri, 15 Nov 2013)

On Saturday 9th November 2013 the Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers held the 2013 Annual General Meeting in Berne.

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SCA Youtube channel

Match highlights on the Youtube channel (Thu, 14 Nov 2013)
Watch the match highlights of the U11 match between Basel Dragons vs Gingins at Rankhof, Basel on Sunday 19th October on the Youtube channel!
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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Basel Dragons Indoor Tournament Details (Wed, 13 Nov 2013)
Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club have released details of the 2014 Basel Dragons Indoor tournaments.
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Cricket Switzerland

2013 domestic competitions review (Sun, 10 Nov 2013)
The Competition Chariman, Mr. Abraham Koshy, presents a review of the 2013 domestic cricket season.
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Cricket Australia

Over 60 World Cup in Melbourne, Australia (Fri, 08 Nov 2014)
We have been invited to submit a team to participate in the World Over 60 Competition that takes place in Melbourne, Australia in between 8-15.11.2014.
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Cossonay Cricket Club

Cossonay CC Fish 'n Chips Awards Night (Wed, 06 Nov 2013)
Cossonay Cricket Club's annual Fish 'n Chips supper & season award presentations will take place in Cossonay on 30th November 2013.
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Winterthur Cricket Club

WCC End of Season Dinner (Sun, 03 Nov 2013)
The Winterthur Cricket Club's Annual End of Season Dinner will take at the Taverne zum Kreuz in Winterthur on Saturday 16th November 2013 starting at 7pm.
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Resort with many faces (Fri, 01 Nov 2013)
The British newspaper, the Daily Telegraph, looks into the winter activities at St. Moritz, including next year's Cricket On Ice tournament (13-16 February 2014). 
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Discount Sports

Offer ends soon! (Thu, 31 Oct 2013)
Last chance to take advantage of discount prices on cricket equipment, only available during this special end of season offer from DiscountSports.
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Gateway to India

Cricket event at the University of St. Gallen (Wed, 30 Oct 2013)
Sandrine Ploog reports on the 2013 Gateway to India cricket event at the University of St. Gallen.
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eNewsletter remains popular (Mon, 28 Oct 2013)
The monthly eNewsletter remains popular. According to the latest 2013 statistics, the number of subscribers continues to grow and has grown by 40% in the last six months.
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Cricket Switzerland

Date for Annual General Meeting announced (Sat, 26 Oct 2013)
The 2014 Annual General Meeting will be held in Berne on Saturday 1st February 2014.
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Pickwicks agree to continue sponsorship (Thu, 24 Oct 2013)
Gastrag, owners of the Mr. Pickwick Pub Chain and sponsors of the Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket Cup, have agreed to renew the sponsorship agreement for 2014.
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Cricket Switzerland

2013 International Review (Wed, 23 Oct 2013)
Asvin Lakkaraju, International Match Manager, summarises some of the highlights faced by the senior Swiss National Team in 2013 and looks forward to 2014. 
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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Basel Dragons U11 v Gingins U11 (Tue, 22 Oct 2013)
Steve West reports on the final U11 outdoor game of season between Basel Dragons and Gingins CC on a bright and sunny day at Rankhof in Basel on Sunday 19th October.
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Cricket Switzerland

Youth development 2013 review (Mon, 21 Oct 2013)
The Youth Development Officer, John Millar, reflects on a busy and successful 2013.
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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

2013 Spirit of Cricket Award (Sun, 20 Oct 2013)
At the Council Meeting held in Berne on Saturday 19th October 2013, Uprising Cricket Club were announced as the winner of the 2013 Spirit Of Cricket Award.

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Cricket Switzerland

Council Meeting (Thu, 17 Oct 2013)
A reminder to all club representatives, the Council Meeting this Saturday 19th October will take place at the Restaurant Mattenhof in Gűmligen beginning at 12noon.
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40 over league championship

Olten win dramatic final (Tue, 15 Oct 2013)
Olten won a dramatic final at En Marche in Cossonay on Sunday 13th October coming back from 50-8 to win by 1 wicket and become the league champions 2013.
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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

swissFOCUS Annual General Meeting (Fri, 11 Oct 2013)
The Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers will hold their Annual General Meeting in Berne on Saturday 9th November 2013.
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40 over league

League Final (Wed, 09 Oct 2013)
The 40 over league final between Berne & Olten Cricket Club will take place on Sunday 13th October 2013 at En Marche in Cossonay, beginning at 11am.
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Mr. Pickwick T20 Cup report (Mon, 07 Oct 2013)
In the most dramatic of finals, Cossonay fought back from the brink of defeat to tie the Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket Cup final with Berne Cricket Club at Winterthur on Sunday 6th October.
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Cricket on Ice

Cricket on Ice 2014 (Sat, 05 Oct 2013)
The 27th St. Moritz Cricket on Ice tournament will take place from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th February 2014.
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Gingins Cricket Club

Gingins CC indoor tournaments (Thu, 03 Oct 2013)
Gingins Cricket Club are inviting applications from juniors around the country to participate in a series of indoor tournaments in November.
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T20 International

T20 International interview the President (Wed, 02 Oct 2013)
As the Swiss cricket season comes to a close, Ryan Funnell, T20 International Swiss Correspondent, interviews with the president.
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Swiss Cricket Mr. Pickwick T20 Cup

Mr. Pickwick T20 Cup Finals (Mon, 30 Sep 2013)
On Sunday 6th October the 2013 Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket Cup Final will take place at Sportpark Deutweg in Winterthur. 
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DiscountSports.ch

Discount on cricket equipment (Fri, 27 Sep 2013)
Cricket Switzerland is delighted to announce an exclusive 20% off autumn discount on cricket equipment purchased from its sponsor discountsports.ch.
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Mr. Pickwick Pub

Pickwick T20 Cup semi-final weekend (Wed, 25 Sep 2013)
On Sunday 29th September 2013 the Mr. Pickwick T20 Cup semi-finals will take place at the Marzili Cricket Ground in Berne, from 11am.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U13 v Luxembourg U13 report (Mon, 23 Sep 2013)
The long awaited match up between the U13 teams of Luxembourg and Switzerland was staged in Winterthur in glorious sunshine over the weekend of 21st & 22nd September.
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Cricket Switzerland

Next Council Meeting (Fri, 20 Sep 2013)
The next Council Meeting will be held on Saturday 19th October in Berne, the Secretary, Mr. Ken McKeown announced today.
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Zurich Crickets Cricket Club

Zurich Crickets Cricket Club Open Day (Thu, 12 Sep 2013)
On Saturday 14th September 2013 the Zurich Crickets Cricket Club will hold an Open Day at Sportpark Deutweg in Winterthur.
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Cricket Switzerland

Leman Cup Report (Mon, 09 Sep 2013)
The annual Leman Cup involving matches between Schweiz vs Suisse, were played at Cossonay on Saturday 7th September. 

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss league semi-finals washed out (Sun, 08 Sep 2013)
Both semi-finals of the 40-over league competition were washed out today resulting in a new date for the final while the semis are rescheduled.
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YouTube channel

Cricket Switzerland launch YouTube channel (Thu, 05 Sep 2013)
Cricket Switzerland has launched a YouTube channel as part of their continued social media strategy.
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Mr. Pickwick T20 Cup

Mr. Pickwick T20 Cup qualification complete (Tue, 03 Sep 2013)
The Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket Cup qualification round is complete and the semi-finals decided.
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Gingins Cricket Club

Cricket behind the dykes (Sat, 31 Aug 2013)
Gingins CC Lads complete a memorable tour of the Netherlands by winning the Dutch U14 T20 National Championship.
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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

Chucking or a fair delivery? (Wed, 28 Aug 2013)
While Ian Bond was umpiring a match in CERN, a nasty thought occurred to him. How do you determine if a bowler is throwing or not?  
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Cricket Switzerland

40 over league qualification rounds complete (Tue, 27 Aug 2013)
The qualification rounds for the 40 over league are complete. The group winners in both east & west is clear, both coming from the centre of the country.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U13 vs Luxembourg U13 (Sat, 17 Aug 2013)
Following an intense summer of cricket and a successful tour to England, the Swiss U13 team will entertain their great rivals Luxembourg at Winterthur on 21st & 22nd September.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss national squad beat tourists (Thu, 15 Aug 2013)
Switzerland notched up a massive 263 runs in a very one-sided affair against touring side Stowe Occasionalists CC at En Marche in Cossonay on Saturday 10th August 2013.
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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

Scorers, from an umpire's perspective (Wed, 14 Aug 2013)
Ahead of the league rule change to supply a scorer, Swiss cricket continues to focus on the role of a scorer. Peter de Boeck discusses the importance from an umpire's perspective.

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Cricket Switzerland

League August update (Tue, 13 Aug 2013)
CERN beat Geneva International to deny them a play-off qualification place, while in the east Nomads moved a step closer with a win over Power.
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Deutscher Cricket Bund

U19 four-nation cricket tournament report (Sun, 11 Aug 2013)
Despite losing all three games, the Swiss U19 national squad performed outstandingly at the four-nation 50 over tournament in Karlsruhe in Germany (9. - 11.8.2013).
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Cricket bat competition winner (Wed, 07 Aug 2013)
The winner of a GM cricket bat offered as first prize in the Summer Cricket Bat Competition, organised in conjunction with DiscountSports.ch, has been announced.
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Geneva International Cricket Club

Geneva International boost qualification chances (Tue, 6 Aug 2013)
Geneva International kept their playoff qualification chances in the league alive with a crucial win over neighbours and last year's league winners, Geneva XI Stars CC.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss cricket grounds (Sat, 03 Aug 2013)
Here is a selection of  photos of the cricket grounds in Switzerland, but we'd like to hear from you if you have a better photo or one that doesn't appear here yet.
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Swiss flag

Happy Swiss National Day (Thu, 01 Aug 2013)
We wish everyone involved in Swiss cricket a happy & enjoyable Swiss National Day!

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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

What makes a good scorer? (Tue, 30 Jul 2013)
I have experienced a lot and in my experience having a good scoring partner greatly simplifies my life as a scorer. Mira Koshy discusses the benefits of having a good scorer.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U11 & U12 20/20 Luxembourg Tournament (Sun, 28 Jul 2013)
The Swiss U12 and U11 teams travelled to Luxembourg to take part in a four team tournament against hosts Luxembourg and Belgium.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss national team announced (Sat, 27 Jul 2013)
Selectors have announced the Swiss national team to face the Stowe Occasional CC touring side on Saturday 10th August at En Marche in Cossonay.
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Cricket Switzerland

Introducing the Swiss national senior squad (Fri, 26 Jul 2013)
Cricket Switzerland has assembled a short profile on each of the individuals that have turned out to represent Switzerland in international matches.
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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket

Basel Dragons Twenty20 Cricket Camp (Thu, 25 Jul 2013)
Whilst the ashes were being hotly contested at Lords, the young cricketers of Basel came together for a one week camp at the home of Basel Dragons, Rankhof Sports Centre.
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Deutscher Cricket Bund (DCB)

4 nation U19 cricket tournament in Karlsruhe (Mon, 22 Jul 2013)
The Swiss U19 national side will compete in a four-nation 50 over tournament in Germany (9-11 Aug 2013). The tournament is expected to appear on the ICC's 360° TV programme.
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St. Moritz Toboganning Club

Cresta Cricket Club Match Report (Sat, 20 Jul 2013)
Stephen Bartley reports on the 2nd St. Moritz CC v Cresta CC cricket match that took place at the Stadion St. Moritz on a backdrop of vintage cars & Pimms.
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play-cricket.com

play-cricket.com: team lists, scorecards & more (Thu, 17 Jul 2013)
Assess the advantages of using play-cricket.com, an ECB sponsored solution for clubs in Europe, to record scorecards, statistics & more.
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Cricket Switzerland

Officials named for Swiss National XI match (Tue, 16 Jul 2013)
swissFOCUS have named the officials for the Swiss National team's next match against the UK touring side Stowe Occ. Cricket Club on 10th August.
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Swiss Cricket Association

Swiss league mid-season update (Sat, 13 Jul 2013)
Summer is here and the conditions are ideal for cricket. Now is the perfect time to take a mid-season look at the two ends of the country and their respective divisions. 
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Der Landbote

Multicultural club with a British flair (Fri, 12 Jul 2013)
The cricket players are among the most striking on the large green expanse. The Landbote talks about cricket on the sports fields of Deutweg in Winterthur.
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La Manga Club - Murcia, Spain

Player nominations invited for La Manga Tour (Thu, 11 Jul 2013)
The SCA's International Match Manager now invites all SCA affiliated clubs to forward player nominations for the Swiss national team October tour to La Manga, Spain. 
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Cricket World Cup 2015

Which teams will make it from the World Cup 2015 qualifiers? (Wed, 10 Jul 2013)
Fourteen teams will feature in the 2015 World Cup. 10 of these will qualify directly, while there will be a fight for the remaining four spots.
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St. Moritz Toboganning Club

Cresta Cricket at the Stadion, St. Moritz (Sat, 06 Jul 2013)
On Sunday 14th July, a Cresta Cricket XI will play St. Moritz XI at the Kulm Stadion in St. Moritz, starting at 10am.
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University of Sussex

Sussex University Tour Report (Fri, 05 Jul 2013)
Switzerland won the final game of their Sussex tour, beating the University Of Sussex Cricket Club by 64 runs, to complete a very successful tour for Swiss cricket.

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CERN Cricket Club

Geneva XI Stars v CERN CC match report (Tue, 02 Jun 2013)
CERN CC travelled to Onex to take on the defending champions of the League, Geneva XI Stars, on Sunday 30th June.
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SCA eNeswletter

eNewsletter - July 2013 (Mon, 01 Jul 2013)

The July edition of the eNewsletter is now available from the website.

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