On Saturday 1st March 2014 St. Gallen Cricket Club were welcomed unanimously by members to become the 21st member of Cricket Switzerland.
The meeting granted St. Gallen Cricket Club special dispensation to compete in all domestic competitions in 2014, boosting the Eastern Division 40 over league and the Pickwick T20 Cup Eastern qualifying group by one.
St Gallen Cricket Club was officially founded on March 1st 2014 with the intention to promote cricket in the region of St. Gallen. Composed of members from different age groups and backgrounds,
membership includes playing and non-playing members.
Since St. Gallen are a new club, they are still looking for players with hard ball cricket experience to join the club to bolster an already strong team for the Cricket Switzerland Championship.
In an exclusive interview with swisscricket.ch, Nasir Mahmood said, "Anyone in the St Gallen area interested in playing cricket or learning more about this game, should not hesitate to contact the club. Even if you only want to enjoy watching cricket and great food at our BBQ events!"
St. Gallen Cricket Club has been granted two ground by St Gallen city. One is the practice ground (located at 47.4117160, 9.3320500), and the other is the playing ground located near the AFG Arena Sportanlage Gründenmoos, Gründenstrasse 34, 9015 St. Gallen.
Further information, including contact details is available from the CricketSwitzerland website.