David Barmes Memorial Trophy

Nomads 84 (25 overs) lost to Swiss National XI 88-5 (20.5 overs) by 5 wkts

Sunday 12th April 2015 at En Marche, Cossonay

Nomads Cricket Club

This year's David Barmes Memorial Trophy took place on Sunday 12th April 2015 at Cossonay.

Traditionally the first game of the Swiss domestic season, Nomads Cricket Club (current league champions) had the honour of taking on the Swiss National side in the official season opener, played at En Marche in Cossonay (Chemin du 900ème 10, 1304 Cossonay/VD).


Nomads won the toss and elected to bat, but were dismissed all out for 84 in 25 overs. The Swiss reply was good, albeit slipping to 54-5 in 13 overs. However, captain Afzaal Sikander (Power) and Ali Alam (Olten) took the Swiss across the winning line ending the game at 88 for 5 wickets in 20.5 overs.

The teams

David Barmes Memorial Trophy Match
  Nomads Cricket Club               
  Swiss National XI                 
 Azeem Nazir
 Afzaal Sikander* (Power)
2.  Faheem Nazir
2.  Aneesh Kumar (Berne)
 Mohammed Idris
3.  Matthew Martin (CERN)
4.  Wicki Waqas
4.  Lalit Kumar Dubey (Cossonay)
5.  Senthamarai Kannan
5.  Vaibhav Singh (Cossonay)
6.  Asvin Lakkaraju
6.  Odaidullah Amin (GICC)
7.  Satbir Singh
7.  Amandeep Singh (GXIStars)
8.  Ammar Baig
8.  Ali Alam (Olten)
9.  Dinesh Darvesh
9.  Ashwin Vinod (Colts)
10.  Abid Mhammad
10.  Idrees Ul Haque (Uprising)
11.  Safi Safiqullah
11.  Tom Mampilly+ (Winterthur)
12.  Sangam Subbiramaniam
Coach:   Coach: Chris Lodge
Umpires:  Shahzaf Muzaffar & Azmat Tanvir (CERN)

Dr. David Barmes

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.

More information

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