Swiss U15 to tour England

(08-12 July 2015)

The Swiss U15s will visit Oxfordshire, England from 8th - 12th July 2015.

The tour, based around Thame in Oxfordshire, begins on Wednesday 8th July and concludes in time to catch the evening flights back to Switzerland on Sunday 12th.

Manoj Parmar (MP Acadamey), a level 3 ECB qualified coach, who also has his own ground where the team will be based, has arranged a fantastic program of matches and training sessions.

Swiss U15 touring squad

  Name Club
1 Thomas Allen Gingins
2 Thomas Butler Basel Dragons
3 Surya Chandra Zurich Crickets
4 Ed Clayton Basel Dragons
5 Will Clayton Basel Dragons
6 John Cumberland Gingins
7 Freddie Drake La Chat
8 Ben Harper Basel Dragons
9 Rohan Jain Gingins
10 Iain MacDiarmid La Chat
11 Luca Poynton Gingins
12 Matthew Wilkinson Cossonay
13 Luke Wilkinson Cossonay

Tour itinerary

Day  Activities & times   
8th July

2pm - meet at MP Cricket Academy

Thame Road, Towersey. 


2-4.30 pm - fielding Practice and Cricket nets, all players by Manoj Parmar 

4.30-6pm - All players rest or visit to MP sports


6.15pm - 20 over match vs MP academy at Great & Little Tew CC
(Great & Little Tew CC, Ledwell Road, OX7 4AF).

8.30pm - Return to hotel





9th July

8.45am - Meet at hotel reception to prepare for a batting and bowling season at MP cricket ground, Towersey







9-11.30 am
Meet at MP academy Ground, Towersey for special Batting and Bowling season










11.30- 1.30 pm Lunch
1.30-2.30 pm  fielding practice
2.30-4.00 pm rest












5pm - 25 over match "Bledlow CC/MPCC  vs Swiss U15" - A beautiful English village cricket ground at Bledlow Village Cricket Club

(Bledlow Village Cricket Club
West Lane, Bledlow, Buckinghamshire HP27 9PF
01844 346912).

9pm, back to hotel
Rest or team Dinner















10th July

7-8.45 am breakfast
9am – Meet at hotel reception to prepare for nets practice

9.30 am Grass pitch nets reflection about match and one2one seasons

12.30pm - Lunch and rest
3pm Travelling to Kidlington to prepare for a match

4.30 pm - Match
25 overs vs Kidlington CC

(Kidlington CC, Stratfield Brake, Frieze Way, Kidlington, Oxon OX51UP)
7.30 pm – Back at the hotel

8.20pm – Team dinner at the Seven Pub




11th July

7-8.15am - breakfast
8.45 am – Meet at the hotel reception to prepare for a match at Towersey

10.30am warm up and Nets
11.30am start
45 over match vs the MP academy (stronger team)


1.30 pm - Lunch








5pm – warm down and back to the hotel.
6-6.30pm swiming session with team.



8pm – Team dinner at Indian Restaurant






12th July

7-8.15am, Breakfast
Meet at hotel reception to prepare for a match or nets (check out of hotel)

10am – 1pm 20 over match at Cumnor CC
(Cumnor Cricket Club, Park Field, Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH)


3pm return home








 Note: MP Cricket Academy, Thame Road, Towersey, Thame OX93QH


The cost of the tour (excluding transport, flight &  and domestic transfers), includes food (lunch, dinner) and B&B accommodation at:

The Peacock Country Inn,

Henton, Nr Chinnor, OXON, OX39 4AH.

Action from the Basel U15 indoors tournament earlier this year
Action from the Basel U15 indoors tournament earlier this year

Further information

This is really unique and should ensure we have an incredible experience of playing on grass in English conditions (just pray it does not rain!).

More information on the Swiss U15 Tour to Oxforshire, England is available from Mr. Chris Clayton.