The Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS) successfully ran an Introduction to Umpiring course in Geneva on Saturday 25th April 2015.
Eight participants from 5 clubs took part in the course ran by Alex Mackay & Paul Cawsey, that began at 10am and concluded with a test at 4pm, all eight participants passing the course,
adding another eight officials qualified to umpire in Switzerland.
The course began at 10am and ended at 4pm with a 32 question test covering the material discussed in the course - including the judging of wide, no ball, lbw / run out, the scoring of runs, boundaries, umpiring equipment, scorers & signals and substitutes.
Congratulations to Krishnavarahan Adhivarahan (GICC), Hemant Khamkar (GICC), Ahmed Motala (GRYCC), Fatima Jacobs (GRYCC), Nelson Burrell (Uprising), Vaishali Wankhede (Cossonay), Devendra Wankhede (Cossonay) & Pardeep Kumar (Uprising) for successfully passing the swissFOCUS introduction to umpiring course. They can expect to receive their certificates in the post in the next few weeks.