Swiss national cricket team named

The senior Swiss national team selectors have announced the names of the players who have been selected for the 2013 Swiss National Cricket team. This team will take on the visiting Austrian Cricket team in three T20 matches in Cossonay on the 22nd and 23rd June 2013 and also tour UK to play two 50 overs matches and one T20 match against the University of Sussex in Brighton.

The captain and the vice-captain of the team will be announced in due course.

Mr. Abraham Koshy announced plans to arrange some practice days with Robin McGhee (level 3 coach). "Two national team training campos have been arrangd for Sunday 19th May and Saturday 1st June to be held at Cossonay".

He also added, "In the next few days the SCA's International Match Manager will communicate details of the logistics for the UK tour, but those of you who will need a UK Visa should immediately get in touch with Asvin to arrange a letter from the SCA to prepare for the visa application".


Below is the talented group of players who have made up the team this year.


vs Austria (22-23 June)      vs Sussex University (3-5 July) 
1 Afzaal Sikander   1 Afzaal Sikander
2 Ali Neyyer   2 Ali Neyyer
3 Ali Saleem   3 Ali Saleem
4 Asvin Lakkaraju   4 Asvin Lakkaraju
5 Amandeep Singh   5 Amandeep Singh
6 Nasir Mahmood             6 Nasir Mahmood
7 Sajid Safiat   7 Sajid Safiat
8 Shahnawaz Muhammad   8 Shahnawaz Muhammad
9 Simon Henderson   9 Simon Henderson
10 Sudath Jayaratne   10 Sudath Jayaratne
11 Kuldeep Rawat   11 Kuldeep Rawat
12 Ovais Yousuf   12 Ovais Yousuf
13 Ryan Pitchford   13 Sam Baxter

Congratulations to the selected players. And commiseration to those who have not been able to make it this time.

We encourage every player to come to the training camps which are being organised for the Swiss squad, even if you are not part of the team, to benefit from a series of gruelling, but top class coaching sessions with the one of the top coaches in Swiss Cricket.

Details of the training sessions will be announced on the SCA web site.

Meanwhile for further information about the Swiss national squad contact the SCA's International Match Manager.

Swiss national team against Austria in 2012
Swiss national team against Austria in 2012