Switzerland beat Austria 4-1 in a five match 7-a-side series at ACS Markomannen on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th July 2017.
The Swiss ladies got off to the best start possible winning the first match without loss. The Austrian Ladies immediately pulled the series level to 1-1 with a narrow 2 run victory in the second match. But Switzerland ensured they ended the day on a high winning the third match by 5 wickets and ended day one on with a 2-1 lead.
There was a tournament dinner on Saturday evening held at the Haveli Restaurant (Groß-Enzersdorfer Str. 11, 1220 Vienna) but the success of day one didn't go tio thgeir heads.
By contrast, Switzerland cemented a convincing 4-1 series win with two further wins on Sunday 16th July, in the morning by the narrowest of margins and in the afternoon by a convincing 5 wkts.
At the end of the series Mohammad Hafeez, Test, ODI & T20 international for Pakistan presented the Swiss team with the trophy, marking a major achievement in Swiss Women's Cricket.
|Saturday 15th July||10.00am||Austria 44-1 (6.0 overs) lost to Switzerland (45-0) by 6 wkts|
|Saturday 15th July||12.00pm||Austria 51-0 (6.0 overs) beat Switzerland 49-2 (6.0 overs) by 2 runs|
|Saturday 15th July||2.00pm||Austria 46-2 (6.0 overs) lost to Switzerland 47-2 (5.2 overs) by 5 wkts|
|Saturday 15th July||7.30pm||Tournament dinner at Haveli Restaurant|
|Sunday 16th July||10.00am||Switzerland 53-1 (6.0 overs) beat Austria 52-3 (6.0 overs) by 1 run|
|Sunday 16th July||12.00pm||Austria 30-4 (6.0 overs) lost to Switzerland 31-1 (3.5 overs) by 5 wkts|
|Sunday 16th July||1.30pm||Presentations by Mohammed Hafeez|
All matches were played at the Austrian National Cricket Ground, ACS Markomannen (Markomannen Strasse 7, 1220 Vienna).