On Sunday 20th August the Swiss Mr Pickwick T20 Cricket League will be concluded in a Finals Day at Schönau in Berne.
The Finals Day promises to be a spectacular day of action-packed Twenty20 cricket with the two semi-finals and the final all being staged on the same day.
The first semi-final between Olten CC, the winners of Pool 2, against Geneva CC, the runners-up of Pool 1, starts at 9.30am. This will be immediately followed at 12.45pm by the second semi-final, Geneva SL CC, the winners of Pool 1, against St Gallen, the runners-up of Pool 2.
The final between the two winning semi-finalists starts at 4.15pm and the day will conclude with the players awards, sharing of the prize money & presentation of thee trophy to the winning captain.
Geneva Cricket Club
Geneva Cricket Club has qualified for the Pickwick Twenty20 finals day as runners-up from Western Division. They lost only one game in the entire league campaign and, to the eventual group winners, Geneva SL Cricket Club. Known for their explosive batting, Geneva Cricket Club racked up a mammoth 400 runs in a T20 game (first ever in Swiss cricket). Expect more of the same fire works, when they take the field on Sunday morning. They will take on Olten Cricket Club in a highly anticipated first semi finals on Sunday.
If you are a supported of Geneva Cricket Club, come and take your seat at Schonau on Sunday morning at 9:30 am.
Olten Cricket Club
Olten Cricket Club qualified for the Pickwick T20 finals as winners of the Eastern Division. They have convincingly outplayed all their opponents in the league phase. Known for their fiery fast bowling combination and spin options, Olten is one of the formidable cricket power house in Switzerland. Their bowling is well supported by enterprising batting and often spectacular fielding. With loads of experience of being in the knockout stages of the competition for many years, Olten will be one of the teams to watch out.
If you are a supporter of Olten CC come and take your seat at Schonau on Sunday morning at 9:30am when they take on Geneva CC in the first semi finals.
Geneva SL Cricket Club
St Gallen Cricket Club
St Gallen CC will be making their debut in the knock out phase of PT20 tournament after qualifying as runners up in Eastern division. They are known to play an attractive brand of cricket and have an explosive batting line up led by some of the finest young talent in Switzerland. Apart from Geneva, St Gallen are only the second team to crack the 300 barrier in a T20 game. It's not just the powerful batting line up, but the variety in their fast bowling resources make them a daunting team to face. Once the team gets going it will be difficult to stop the momentum and St Gallen are definitely one of the teams to watch out for on the finals day.
If you are a supporter of St Gallen CC come and take your seat at Schönau on Sunday afternoon at 12:45 pm when they take on Geneva SL CC in the second semi final.
|9.30am||Semi-final 1||Olten CC vs Geneva CC||SP, OL (AL, ML)|
|12.45pm||Semi-final 2||Geneva SL CC vs St Gallen CC||CL, KV (AL, ML)|
|4.15pm||Final||SF1 winner vs SF2 winner||OL, KV (AL, ML)|
|7.15pm||Presentation ceremony & close|
There are no parking spaces available to the public. The car park is reserved for ground staff & officials.
Lunches will be available to supporters for purchase from 11.30am and as an alternative there is ample space for picnicking. A bar will serve soft drinks all day.
Cricket Switzerland acknowledges the Finals Day hosts Berne Cricket Club for their hospitality in organising & supplying the facilities, lunches & drinks for the players, ground staff & officials.