Swiss Ladies tour to Austria results

Vienna, 15-16 July 2017


"Jumping for joy" Cricket Switzerland Ladies in Austria
Cricket Switzerland Ladies "jumping for joy" in Austria

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.

Match schedule & results

All the results of the Swiss Ladies tour of Austria were published online on cricHQ.

Date Time Match/Result
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).

Swiss squad

Veena Mampilly+
Veena Mampilly+
Varsha Patil
Varsha Patil
Vijy Chittakkattu
Vijy Chittakkattu
Sudha Shanmugam
Sudha Shanmugam

Paulina Kratka
Paulina Kratka
Mrinalika Singh Dev
Mrinalika Singh Dev
Jenny Hallam*
Jenny Hallam*

Sponsors

Wintech Sports

Cricket Switzerland acknowledge Wintech Sports as the shirt sponsors for the Swiss Ladies Squad,

Further information

More information on the Swiss Ladies tour of Austria contact the Muhammad Ashfaq (ACA) or Cricket Switzerland's Women's Development Officer, Veena Mampilly.