David Barmes Memorial Trophy

Olten Cricket Club

This year's David Barmes Memorial Trophy will take place on Sunday 4th May 2014 at Obergösgen/SO.


As last year's league champions, Olten Cricket Club have the honour of taking on the Swiss National side in the official season opener.

This game will take be the inaugural match on Olten's new ground at Obergösgen (Sportstrasse 1, 4653 Obergösgen) and an opportunity to show-case Olten CC and Cricket Switzerland to local dignatories & politicians.


The late Dr. David Barmes of Geneva C.C. was the first President of the National Association and in honour of his memory Cricket Switzerland has established a tradition that the winners of the league championship play a 40 over cricket match against the Swiss national team to mark the beginning of the season and for the prestige of winning the David Barmes memorial trophy.

The Swiss National Team have won the previous two Memorial Trophy matches, last season against Geneva XI Stars and in 2012 against Berne Cricket Club.

Further information on this fixture is available direct from Olten Cricket Club or from Chris Lodge the National Team coach.