Sunday 23rd April 2017
The official season opener, the David Barmes Memorial Trophy, will take place on Sunday 23rd April 2017 at Buchholz in Uster.
Traditionally the first game of the Swiss domestic season, Zurich Nomads Cricket Club (current league champions) have the honour of taking on a Swiss Representative XI made up predominantly of members of the Swiss National side.
You can follow the this year's David Barmes Memorial Trophy, ball by ball, as the game will be scored live on cricHQ!
|David Barmes Memorial Trophy Match|
|Zurich Nomads Cricket Club||Swiss Representative XI|
|1,||Azeem Nazir *||1.||Anser Mehmood (GICC)|
|2.||Waqas Khawaja||2.||Aidan Andrews (Cossonay)|
|3.||Shafqat Hussain||3.||Amandeep Singh (GXStars)|
|4.||Faheem Nazir||4.||Ruan Kruger (Swiss U17s)|
|5.||Idrees Tariq Muhammad||5.||Matthew Martin (CERN)|
|6.||Nouman Khan||6.||Prafull Shikare (Winterthur)|
|7.||Khawer Memon||7.||Nic Henderson (Zurich Crickets)|
|8.||Sudath Jayaratne||8.||Saravanakumar Subramani (Lions)|
|9.||Gajenthiran Tharmarajah||9.||MAW Shahid (Olten)|
|10.||Abid Mahmood Butt||10.||T. Tharanitharan (Olten)|
|11.||Dinesh Darvesh||11.||Ravi Dhamotharan (GESLCC)|
|Umpires||A.Mackay & A.Koshy||Scorers||Team scorers|
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.