2013 News (January - June)



Win a GM Cricket Bat! (Sun, 30 Jun 2013)
In conjunction with DiscountSports.ch, Swiss Cricket is offering a GM cricket bat as first prize in a Swiss Cricket Summer Cricket Bat Competition.
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Sekundarschule Andelfingen

Introduction to Cricket at Sekundarschule Andelfingen (Sat, 29 Jul 2013)
On Thursday 27th June students from Andelfingen joined an introduction to cricket by Winterthur Cricket Club as part of their Australian project week.
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Kantonschule Baden

Introduction to Cricket at Baden County School (Fri, 28 Jun 2013)
The theme at this year's Baden County School sports day was to 'learn a new sport'. Amongst the many sports presented, there was an introduction to cricket.
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swissFOCUS

swissFOCUS Scoring Basics (Thu, 27 June 2013)
On Saturday 31st August, the Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers have organised a Basics to Cricket Scoring course to be held in Berne from 2 - 3.30pm.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss Under 15 XI Tour to Cambridgeshire (Wed, 26 Jun 2013)
Rhett Andrews reports on an enthralling SCA Under 15 tour to Cambridge in May 2013.
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Swiss Cricket Mr. Pickwick T20 Cup mid-season update (Tue, 25 June 2013)
Berne & Power lead the groups at the half way stage of the Swiss Cricket Mr. Pickwick T20 Cup, but there is plenty of cricket still to come.
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Austrian Cricket

Twenty20 international series versus Austria (Sun, 23 Jun 2013)
A disappointed Switzerland went down 3-0 in the 3 match international Twenty20 series against Austria on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June 2013 at En Marche.
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Milan win 2013 Zuoz Cricket Festival (Wed, 19 Jun 2013)

On Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June 2013 eight teams from around Europe competed in a festival of cricket at the 2013 Zuoz International Cricket Festival.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U13 friendlies - lots of runs, fun & photos (Mon, 17 Jun 2013)
Over two Saturdays, U13 cricketers from Basel, Cossonay, Gingins & Zurich got together in for two friendly games of combined teams.
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Twenty20 Cricket Company

ZUOZ 2013: a tribute from T20 International (Thu, 13 Jun 2013)
T20 International's Rob Maslin has had his first taste of the Swiss junior cricket festival in Zuoz, a junior cricket extravaganza and is 'hooked for life'!!

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New pitch at Winterthur complete (Wed, 12 Jun 2013)
Relocation and hardening of the surface below the NottsSport © cricket pitch in Winterthur is complete, and there is an evening of cricket and an apéro to mark the occasion.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss national team selection for Austria (Tue, 11 Jun 2013)
The national selection committee has announced the teams for the three matches International Twenty20 matches against Austria on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June 2013.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U11 Tour to England (Mon, 10 Jun 2013)
A squad of fourteen U11 cricketers went to England in early May to test their developing cricket skills against some local teams in South East England. 
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Twenty20 Cricket Company

Albir Twenty20 International Sixes (Sun, 09 Jun 2013)
Members of the Swiss Cricket Association are cordially invited to submit teams into the Albir Twenty20 International Sixes tournament on the Costa Blanca in Spain on 5th & 6th October.
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Sekunder Schule Andelfingen

Einführung in Cricket for Sekundarschule Andelfingen (Sat, 08 Jun 2013)
On Thursday 27th June 2013 the Winterthur Cricket Club will run an introduction to cricket course for 14 students aged between 12 and 14 at the Andelfingen Secondary School.   
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Lyceum-Alpinum

Zuoz International Cricket Festival count-down! (Thu, 06 Jun 2013)
This year the Zuoz International Cricket Fesitival will take place on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June 2013.
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Winterthur cricket pitch work begins (Tue, 04 Jun 2013)

Work on the all-weather cricket pitch at Sportpark Deutweg in Winterthur has begun. On Monday the existing NottsSport pitch was removed and work began on the new surface.

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British Residents' Association

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, QUEEN ELIZABETH ! (Mon, 03 Jun 2013)
The British Residents' Association of Zurich invites the Swiss Cricket fraternity to join them in celebrating HM Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday on Thursday 6th June.
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swissFOCUS

Switch hit/reverse Sweep (Sun, 02 Jun 2013)
Swiss cricket's Paul Cawsey discusses the implications of the MCC's recent statement on the switch hit & reverse sweep.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss senior national squad training postponed (Sat, 01 Jun 2013)
Due to torrential rain, the second of two Swiss senior national XI practice session, as part of the preparation for the forthcoming visit of the Austrian national team, has been postponed.

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Swiss Cricket eNewsletter

eNewsletter - June 2013 (Fri, 31 May 2013)

The June edition of the eNewsletter is now available from the SCA website.

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CCAS AGM Report (Wed, 29 May 2013)
At the 2013 Annual General Meeting in Zuoz, Chris Lodge succeeded Scott Poynton as President of the Cricket Coaches Association of Switzerland (CCAS).
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss Colts May UK Tour report (Tue, 28 May 2013)
The Swiss Colts have a great start to their 2013 season with 3 wins from 4 on their May UK Tour to Surrey.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss senior national team training (Mon, 27 June 2013)
The second of two Swiss senior national XI practice sessions scheduled prior to Austria's visit to Switzerland takes place at Cossonay Cricket Club on Saturday 1st June.

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Kantonsschule Baden

Cricket at Kantonschule Baden (Sun, 26 May 2013)
Cricket will feature for the first time at the Kantonschule Baden Sportsday on Tuesday 4th June 2013.

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Relocation of cricket pitch in Winterthur (Sat, 25 May 2013)
Pre-season work on the pitch in Winterthur, re-scheduled to take this week, had to be postponed once again due to inclement weather conditions.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss squad training session report (Wed, 22 May 2013)
On 19th May twenty enthusiastic senior players from across the country attended the first of the two senior Swiss national squad training sessions at Cossonay CC.
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Basel Dragons junior summer cricket camp (Tue, 21 May 2013)

The Basel Dragons summer cricket camp will held at Rankhof in Basel between the 15th - 19th July 2013.

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swissFOCUS

New No Ball Law (Fri, 17 May 2013)
The MCC has announced that the bowler breaking the stumps during the act of delivery shall be deemed a No ball.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss national team training session (Wed, 15 May 2013)
The first of two Swiss senior national XI practice sessions takes place at Cossonay Cricket Club on Sunday 19th May.

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Cricket Coaching Association of Switzerland (CCAS)

Cricket Coaches Association of Switzerland AGM (Tue, 14 May 2013)
The 2013 Annual General Meeting of the CCAS will take place during the Swiss Junior Cricket Festival in Zuoz on Saturday 25th May 2013 at the Cricket Pavillion beginning at 12.30pm.
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Geneva XI Stars CC

Geneva XI Stars seal another league win (Mon, 13 May 2013)

Defending champions, Geneva XI Stars Cricket Club, continued their march in defence of last year's league title in style with a convincing 8 wicket victory

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Schule Lindau

Introduction to Cricket by Schule Lindau (Sat, 11 May 2013)
As part of an England theme Gabriela Cadorin and a team of teachers & volunteers plan to explain the game of cricket to a group of 7-12 year old students.
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Swis Colts

Swiss Colts win league opener (Wed, 08 May 2013)
Swiss Colts moved into second position in the league western division as they look to make a top four finish for the first time since joining the league in 2007.
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Geneva XI Stars Cricket Club

Geneva XI Stars to be honoured by the Canton of Geneva (Mon, 06 May 2013)
Swiss League Champions 2012, Geneva XI Stars CC are invited by Canton Geneva to annual sports award ceremony for the champions/winners of different sporting activities.

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Cricket Switzerland

Selectors name Swiss senior national team (Sat, 04 May 2013)
The senior Swiss national team selectors have announced the names of the players who will make up Swiss National Cricket team to face Austria in June.
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La Manga Cricket Club

Swiss National team confirm La Manga tour (Fri, 03 May 2013)
From 10th - 14th October 2013, the senior Swiss national team will participate in the 6th 20/20 charity cricket tournament in La Manga, Spain.
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Cricket Coaches Association of Switzerland

Level One Coaching Course report (Thu, 02 May 2013)
The CCAS successfully held a Swiss level 1 coaching course from 12-14 April at the Sportzentrum Pfaffenholzin in Basel.  
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Google translate

Website goes multilingual (Wed, 01 Mai 2013)

The website has gone multilingual! With immediate effect the website is now available in three official languages of Switzerland.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss national team selectors (Tue, 30 Apr 2013)
Mr. Abraham Koshy & Mr. Saleem Awan have been officially named as Swiss national team selectors for 2013

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Geneva XI Stars Cricket Club

Geneva XI Stars optimal start to defence of league title (Mon, 29 Apr 2013)

Geneva XI Stars Cricket Club began their defence of their league title with an emphatic victory against Cossonay Cricket Club.

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Cricket Switzerland

Watch a game of cricket in your area! (Sat, 27 Apr 2013)

With 66 league and Twenty20 competitive senior matches due to take place between now and the end of September, there is ample opportunity for you to watch a team local to you.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss National Team win by 190 runs in season opener (Mon, 22 Apr 2013)
The Swiss cricket season started with a convincing win for the Swiss national side in the Dr. David Barmes Memorial Trophy.
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Winterthur Cricket Club

WCC first outdoor training 2013 (Sat, 20 Apr 2013)

Less than 72 hours ago, Winterthur held this season's first outdoor training. Despite the winter fight back the DBMT is on.

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swissFOCUS

Umpire allocations for senior compeitions (Wed, 17. April 2013)

The swissFOCUS allocations secretary has completed the 2013 umpire allocations for both domestic senior competitions.

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Cricket Switzerland

Summary of Swiss National Tours 2013 (Tue, 16 Apr 2013)

Read a summary of 2013 Swiss national tours & why Swiss Cricket has caused a ripple of excitement in the Swiss Embassy in London.

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Lyceum Alpinum

Lyceum Alpinum's cricket fields in the winter (Mon, 15 Apr 2013)

The Engadin Ski Marathon course runs directly across the cricket pitches of the Lyceum Alpinum in Zuoz and John Millar was at hand this year.

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Basel Dragons

Basel U11 indoor tournament report (Sun, 14 Apr 2013)

In a closely fought tournament in Swiss U11 cricket, Basel Dragons won their own indoor event beating Zurich in the final.

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St. Moritz Tobagganing Club

St. Moritz Tobogganing Club (Cresta) vs St. Moritz Cricket Club (Thu, 4 Apr 2013)
During the British Classic Car Meet in St. Moritz the SMTC (Cresta) will play St. Moritz CC on Sunday 14th July at the St. Moritz Olympic Stadium (Cricket from 10am).
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Czech Cricket

International Prague Sixes Challenge (Tue, 02 Apr 2013)

Czech Cricket, in conjunction with Prague Sports Tours, invites member clubs from Switzerland to participate in the International Prague Sixes Challenge in September.

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Cossonay Cricket Club

Record Swiss Cricket transfer deal (Mon, 01 Apr 2013)

Winterthur's Swiss International Vaibhav Singh has agreed terms with Western division competitor's Cossonay Cricket Club in the largest transfer deal in Swiss Cricket history.

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Zurich Crickets

Zurich Indoors tournament report (Sat, 30 Mar 2013)
At the ZIS indoor hall in Adliswil four teams took part in the six-a-side competition which included two Colts teams, Winterthur CC and Luxembourg.
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Basel U13 Indoor Tournament Report (Fri, 29 Mar 2013)

Following on from the success of the previous year, Basel Dragons hosted the second annual indoor U13 tournament on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd March 2013 in Basel.

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Cricket Austria

Austria announce T20 tour to Switzerland (Thu, 28 Mar 2013)

The Austrian national cricket team have announced a three match tour to Switzerland in June, in preparation for their ICC Europe Division one tournament.

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discountsports.ch

Swiss Cricket Open Day (Tue, 26. Mar 2013)

Last Saturday discountsports.ch hosted the 2nd Swiss Cricket Open Day. Snacks & refreshments and a 20% discount on all cricket equipment were available to visitors.

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swissFOCUS

Get your eye in! (Mon, 25 Mar 2013)

The Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS) offer umpires some tips to help them get their eye in ahead of the of the new season.

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University of Sussex

Swiss national team to tour Sussex University (Sat, 23 Mar 2013)

The Swiss National Squad's tour to play Sussex University on the south coast of England has been confirmed from Monday 3rd to Wednesday 5th July 2013.

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Cricket Switzerland

DBMT squads have been announced (Fri, 22 Mar 2013)

Squads for both teams at this year's David Barmes Memorial Trophy Match at the Bout du Monde in Geneva have been announced.

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Chance to Dream Foundation

Introducing the Chance to Dream Foundation (Mon, 18 Mar 2013
The Chance to Dream Foundation is a new kids’ charity - a charity for kids, run by kids - inspired by one child's poster of Mike Hussey.
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Cricket Switzerland

Membership fees now due (Fri, 15 Mar 2013)

The 2013 membership & competition fees are now due. Read more information about fees and other matters from the Secretary.

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Zurich Crickets Cricket Club

ZCCC player to attempt 75km charity swim (Thu, 14 Mar 2013)

Sixteen year old Zurich Crickets fast left arm bowler George Gaillet, has set his sights on swimming the length of Lake Geneva for charity.

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DiscountSports.ch

Cricket Open Day reminder (Tue, 12 Mar 2013)

A gentle reminder that the Cricket Open Day will take place on Saturday 23rd March in Root near Luzern.

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Cricket Switzerland

League format remains unchanged (Thu, 07 Mar 2013)

This year thirteen clubs, split geographically, will compete in the 40-over league. Fixtures will be published onj the website over the next few weeks.

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Swiss Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket Cup

Swiss Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket Cup (Wed, 06 Mar 2013)

The Swiss Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket Cup takes on a new and exciting format in 2013.

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Geneva XI Stars Cricket Club

Swiss XI to face 2012 league Champions (Sat, 23 Feb 2013)
The National team face 2012 league champions Geneva XI Stars in the traditional David Barmes Memorial Trophy season opener on Sunday 21 April 2013 at the Bout du Monde.
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International Cricket Council

Path to ICC recognition for Swiss Cricket (Fri, 22 Feb 2013)
The Executive have defined a path for a return to official international recognition for Swiss Cricket.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss Colts squad gears up for new season (Thu, 21 Feb 2013)
While many wait for the snow to clear before they emerge from winter hibernation, the Swiss Colts XI are already moving through the gears.

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Discount Sports

Cricket Open Day (Wed, 20 Feb 2013)

The second discountsports Cricket Open Day will take place on Saturday 23rd March in Root near Luzern.

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Cricket on Ice

Cricket on Ice 2013 (Tue, 12 Feb 2013)

Follow the progress of the 26th Cricket on Ice tournament on the lake in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Cricket Switzerland

EGM & Council Meeting (Thu, 07 Feb 2013)

An Extraordinary General Meeting, followed by the regular pre-season Council Meeting, will be held on Saturday 2nd March 2013.

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Olten Cricket Club

New Olten Cricket Club website (Wed, 06 Feb 2013)

Olten Cricket Club celebrates its 10th Anniversary in 2013, and as part of the celebrations the club has launched a brand new club website.

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Zuoz International Cricket Festival (Mon, 04 Feb 2013)

Lyceum Alpinum have announced that the 2013 senior Zuoz International Cricket Festival will take place in Zuoz on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June 2013

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Competition winners

Winners of the cinema ticket competition (Sun, 03 Feb 2013)
The lucky winners of 5 pairs of tickets to watch the film "Flight", starring Denzel Washington, at any cinema in Switzerland are announced.
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Cricket Switzerland

2013 David Barmes Memorial Trophy (Sat, 02 Feb 2013)

Swiss league champions, Geneva XI Stars CC, take on the Swiss National XI in the 2013 David Barmes memorial trophy on Sunday 21st April at the Bout du Monde in Geneva.

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Swiss national youth cricket festival in Zuoz (Fri, 01 Feb 2013)

In conjunction with the Lyceum Alpinum, Cricket Switzerland will host the 8th Swiss national cricket festival in Zuoz on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May 2013.

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Cricket Switzerland

Legal action revoked (Thu, 31 Jan 2013)

The 2013 Annual General Meeting that took place in Berne on Saturday 26th January 2013 voted to withdraw legal action against the SCV. 

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Cricket Switzerland

Press release (Mon, 28 Jan 2013)

Cricket Switzerland elected its 2013 Executive Committee at the Annual General Meeting held on Saturday 26th January 2013 in Berne, Switzerland.

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Competition (Sun, 27 Jan 2013)

Enter the prize draw and win a pair of complimentary tickets to watch the film Flight, starring Denzil Washington at any cinema in Switzerland.

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Cricket Switzerland

GXIStars Award Dinner (Fri, 18 Jan 2013)

On Saturday 19th January 2013, the Geneva XI Stars Cricket Club hosted the 2012 Award Dinner Evening.

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Cricket Coaching Association of Switzerland (CCAS)

CCAS Level one coaching course (Mon, 14 Jan 2013)

Starting on the evening of Friday 12th April and continuing through Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2013, the CCAS have scheduled a Level 1 Coaching course.

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swissFOCUS Introduction to cricket scorer's course (Fri, 11 Jan 2013)

On Saturday 16th March, Ms. Mira Koshy will run a swissFOCUS introduction to scoring course at the Kantonschule Hottingen, beginning at 1pm.

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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring (Fri, 11 Jan 2013)

On Saturday 6th April, Mr. Alexander Mackay will run a swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring course at the Kantonschule Hottingen, beginning at 1pm.

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Geneva XI Stars Cricket Club 2012 Awards Evening (Thu, 10 Jan 2013)

The awards evening will felicitate the club's top performers and will also see the national 2012 awards.

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Cricket Switzerland

2013 President's report (Wed, 09 Jan 2013)

The President, Mr. Alexander Mackay, makes his report available ahead of the 2013 AGM.

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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

Spirit Of Cricket award winners 2012 (Tue, 08 Jan 2013)

The Swiss Federation Of Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS) have announced the winners of the 2012 Spirit of Cricket Award.

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Cricket Switzerland

Legal update (Sun, 06 Jan 2013)

As previously announced on the swisscricket.ch website, the disputing parties met with the Bülach District Court on Thursday 20th December 2012.

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Deutscher Cricket Bund

ECB ACO Level 1 umpire course in Germany (Fri, 04 Jan 2012)

From Friday 8th to Sunday 10th March 2013, the DCB will run an ECB ACO Level 1 umpiring course in Berlin.

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Berne Cricket Club

Berne Cricket Club Curry Evening (Thu, 03 Jan 2013)

Berne Cricket Club extend an invitation to all members of affiliated clubs to attend their long awaited Curry Evening to be held on Saturday 9th February 2013 in Köniz/BE.

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year 2013 (Tue, 01 Jan 2013)

Wishing all website visitors, eNewsletter & twitter subscribers, members, sponsors & supporters, and all those involved in Swiss Cricket a happy new year.

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Cricket Switzerland

2013 AGM (Sun, 04 Nov 2012)

The 2013 Annual General Meetingwill be held on Saturday 26th January 2013 at the Restaurant Egghölzli in Berne.

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Cricket On Ice 2013 (Thu, 13 Dec 2012)

The prestigious annual Cricket On Ice tournament that takes place in St. Moritz each year has been scheduled for 14.-16. February 2013.

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