2019 News Archive


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Mr Pickwick Twenty20 Finals Day report (Mon, 26 Aug 2019)

Zurich Nomads won the 2019 Swiss Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League, beating Geneva by 50 runs in an exciting final at Sportplatz Schönau on Sunday 25th August.

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Mr Pickwick Twenty20 semi-finalists (Fri, 22 Aug 2019)

Finally, the last team we introduce to you is the team of officials for the 2019 Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League Finals Day.

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Mr Pickwick Twenty20 semi-finalists (Fri, 22 Aug 2019)

We are coming to an end with our introductions of all the teams at the 2019 Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League Finals Day. St Gallen are up next.

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Mr Pickwick Twenty20 semi-finalists (Thu, 22 Aug 2019)

We continue our introduction of all the teams at the 2019 Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League Finals Day.  Zurich Nomads are up next.

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Mr Pickwick Twenty20 semi-finalists (Wed, 21 Aug 2019)

Over the next few days, we are introducing all the teams at the 2019 Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League Finals Day. Next up, Geneva Cricket Club:

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Mr Pickwick Twenty20 semi-finalists (Tue, 20 Aug 2019)
Over the next few days, we will introduce all the teams at the 2019 Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League Finals Day. First up, Berne CC.

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Pickwick Twenty20 player awards announced (Mon, 19 Aug 2019)
The best batsman & best bowler from each division from the qualification rounds of the Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League have been announced.

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AGC

Save the Bout-du-Monde cricket ground (Fri, 16 Aug 2019)

Support an appeal by AGC & Cricket Switzerland on behalf of all involved in Swiss cricket to save the cricket ground at Bout-du-Monde.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U13s Leicester Tour - mid-week update (Thu, 15 Aug 2019)

A group of Swiss U13 players formed a team in the U14 coloured clothing tournament at Leicester Grammar School from 12th-16th August 2019.

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Geneva Cricket Club

Geneva Cricket Festival (Thu, 15 Aug 2019)

Geneva CC,, along with UK Permanent Mission and WTO Pakistan Mission, is  organising a cricket festival on Saturday 17th August at Bout du Monde.

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Pickwick Twenty20 player awards (Tue, 13 Aug 2019)
At the Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League Finals Day there will be player awards for the best batsman & best bowler from each division, recognising individual performances.

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Pickwick Twenty20 decider (Mon, 12 Aug 2019)
Geneva take on XI Stars at Bout-du-Monde starting at 12.30pm on Sunday 18th August to decide which team joins Berne at the Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League Finals Day.

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Cricket Switzerland Premier League Transfer Window

Player Transfer Window Closed (Wed, 7 Aug 2019)

With the Cricket Switzerland Premier League (CSPL) play-offs approaching the player transfer window has closed.

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Gulf Today

Kings YTCA UAE juniors start UK tour with wins over Swiss U18s (Sun, 4 Aug 2019)
The Kings YTCA UAE under-18 side got off to a winning start on the first day of their UK tour by beating the Switzerland under-18s  in two T20 matches.

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TagesAnzeiger E-paper

And someday someone won (Sat, 3 Aug 2019)

Read a translation of the article by from Anna Baumgartner about the resurgence of Test Cricket that appeared in the Tages-Anzeiger on 31st July 2019.

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Twenty20 Cricket Company

Coach the Coaches Course (Fri, 2 Aug 2019)

Gingins Cricket Club is organising a course on 'Coaching the Coaches', which will be run by Darren Talbot of Twenty20 Community Cricket. 

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Pickwick Twenty20 Finals Day preview (Wed, 31 Jul 2019)
The 2019 Mr Pickwick T20 League climaxes on Sunday 25th August with two semi-finals and the final all taking place on a Finals Day at Sportanlage Schönau in the Swiss capital.

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PT20 update (Tue, 30 Jul 2019)
With less than a month to go to the Mr Pickwick T20 Cricket League Finals Day Asvin Lakkaraju provides an update on the teams likely to qualify for the two semi-finals.

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New highest PT20 opening partnership record (Mon, 29 Jul 2019)
Another Pickwick Twenty20 record was set on Sunday 28th July 2019, this time by Geneva XI Star's openers Raja Hafeez and Kuldeep Singh Rawat.

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Lalit Dubey sets new Pickwick record (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Lalit Dubey scored an amazing unbeaten 179 (72) for GXIStars at Les Evaux (Geneva) in their Pickwick Twenty20 league match against CERN on Sunday 21st July 2019.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U15 Ascension Weekend Tour Report (Fri, 19 Jul 2019)

The Swiss U15s toured Surrey, England over the Ascension long weekend playing three games in Banstead, Winchmore & Twickenham.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U13 Surrey Tour Report (Tue, 16 Jul 2019)

Twelve Swiss U13 players toured clubs over the Ascension long weekend once again this year (30 May - 2 June 2019).

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Cossonay Cricket Club

Cricket also migrates to Switzerland (Tue, 10 Jul 2019)
A cousin of baseball, cricket lives in Switzerland thanks to a majority of English-speaking players. But not only.
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swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

My first umpiring experience (Tue, 09 Jul 2019)

Ryan Bosshard is one of Switzerland's youngest qualified umpires and umpired his first game at the Swiss Junior Cricket Festival in Zuoz in June 2019.

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Berne Cricket Club

Peter MacLaverty Memorial Match Report (Mon, 08 Jul 2019)

This year the Berne v Cossonay was the designated Peter MacLaverty memorial match which was played on Sunday 30th June reports Andy Lovell.

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Cricket Switzerland

Apéro with Cricket World Cup nations (Sat, 29 Jun 2019)
On Friday 29th June, Cricket Switzerland attended an apéro with the British Ambassador to mark the 2019 Cricket World Cup & celebrate the UK's commonwealth & Swiss ties.

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Lyceum Alpinum

Swiss Junior Cricket Festival report (Wed, 26 Jun 2019)

The middle weekend of June once again saw the Zuoz Junior Festival of cricket, hosted by the Lyceum Alpinum.

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Cricket Switzerland

CE 4 nation T20 tournament report (Mon, 24 Jun 2019)

Switzerland finished in 3rd place at the CE 4-nation Twenty20 International tournament in Prague (21-23 June 2019) against Czechia, Hungary & Latvia.

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Lyceum Alpinum

Zuoz International Cricket Festival results (Sun, 23 Jun 2019)

Zurich Nomads Cricket Club won the 2019 International Cricket Festival at Zuoz (22-23.6.2019) beating Zurich Crickets in an all Zurich final.

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Cricket Switzerland

Léman Cup Preview (Fri, 21 Jun 2019)

The Léman Cup will be held on Saturday 7th September at Cossonay. The trophy for U11, U13 and U15 age groups pit a side from “Schweiz” against a side from “Suisse”.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U11 Surrey Tour Report (Tue, 18 May 2019)

Thirteen players were selected for the 2019 Swiss U11 Surrey Tour over the Ascension weekend (30 May - 2 June 2019).

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Cricket Switzerland

Dukes adopted across all age groups (Mon, 17 May 2019)

Cricket Switzerland have announced that as of 2019, the Dukes cricket ball will be trialled at the Swiss Junior Cricket Festival in Zuoz with a view to adopt it across all age groups.

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Cricket Switzerland

Switzerland to participate in 4 nation T20 tournament (Thu, 13 May 2019)

Switzerland will participate in a 4 nation Twenty20 International tournament in Prague 21st-23rd June 2019 against Czechia, Hungary & Latvia.

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Lyceum Alpinum

Zuoz International Cricket Festival (Mon, 10 Jun 2019)

The 2019 International Cricket Festival will take place in Zuoz on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June 2019.

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Berne Cricket Club

Peter MacLaverty Memorial Trophy Match (Sun, 09 Jun 2019)

Berne host Cossonay on Sunday 30th June for a match that will be dedicated to the memory of Peter Maclaverty, a founder of both Berne CC and Swiss cricket.

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Cossonay Cricket Club

30 years of cricket in Cossonay (Wed, 05 Jun 2019)

June will be a momentous occasion in the history of Cossonay Cricket Club,  it will be the 30th anniversary of the founding of the club.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U13 Surrey Tour Preview (Thu, 30 May 2019)

The Swiss U13 national side will be once again visiti Surrey, England over the Ascension long weekend (Thursday 30th May - Sunday 2nd June 2019).

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Cricket Switzerland

Luxembourg U13 Tournament Report (Fri, 24 May 2019)

A team from the Swiss U13 squad was invited to Luxembourg to two T20s on Saturday and a 35 over match on the Sunday. Switzerland U13s won all three matches!

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Aargau CC cricket mat set on fire (Tue, 21 May 2019)

On Friday evening unknown perpetrators set fire to the cricket mat stored at the club house of the Kreuzzelg sports complex in Wettingen, reported the Aargauer Zeitung.

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Cricket Switzerland

TransferWise Affiliate Program (Sun, 19 May 2019)

Cricket Switzerland has become an affiliate of TransferWise, an online money transfer company.

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swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

Introduction to Umpiring course (Sat, 18 May 2019)

On Saturday 1st June 2019, swissFOCUS will run the third Introduction to Umpiring course of the year.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket Switzerland Development Plan (Fri, 17 May 2019)

The Cricket Switzerland Development Plan was adopted by the Council at its meeting on Saturday 23rd February 2019.

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AGC

Village Cricketers Family Sixes Fun Day (Thu, 16 May 2019)

The Village Cricket Family Sixes Fun Day takes place on Saturday 10th August 2019 from 1pm at Grendelmatte Sportfeld in Riehen.

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Warsaw Hussars Cricket Club

Invitation to 7-a-side Natives Cup (Wed, 15 May 2019)

The Chairman of the Warsaw Hussars Cricket Club has invited a Swiss side to participate in the 5th Annual Natives Cup (Warsaw, Poland - 27th & 28th July 2019).

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U13 Triangular (Tue, 14 May 2019)

The Swiss U13 squad will travel to Luxembourg for an outdoor competition at the Optimists Cricket Club, a welcome opportunity ahead of their tour to Surrey.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss Olympic Forum report (Fri, 09 May 2019)

Cricket Switzerland attended this year's Swiss Olympic Forum (8 & 9.5.2019) held at the Congress Centre in Interlaken.

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Mr Pickwick Pubs

Season start hampered by the cold & the wet (Sat, 4 May 2019)
The start of the PT20 & CSPL is being hampered by the current cold & wet Weather conditions.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U11 & U13 training weekend (Thu, 02 May 2019)

Basel saw fourteen Swiss U11 and fourteen Swiss U13 squad members descend for a training weekend before their various tours and tournaments over the summer.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket

Basel Dragons U15 Junior Indoors report (Sun, 01 May 2019)

The weekend of the Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th April saw the last of the Basel Indoor Tournaments, this one at U15 Level.

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AGC

Geneva T20 Cup report (Tue, 30 Apr 2019)

The Geneva T20 Cup 2019 proved to be a thrilling edition with Geneva SL CC winning the event for the first time.

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swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

Spirit Of Cricket award 2018 (Mon, 29 Apr 2019)

At the swissFOCUS AGM held in Zurich on Saturday 27th April 2019, the 2018 Spirit Of Cricket Award was bestowed upon Zurich Lions Cricket Club.

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swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

sFOCUS AGM report (Sun, 28 Apr 2019)

In a change at the helm, Alexander Mackay was elected Chairman at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Swiss Federation of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS).

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swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

Introduction to Cricket Umpiring course report (Fri, 25 Apr 2019)

On Saturday 13th April 2019, the Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers ran the second of two Introduction to Umpiring courses of the year.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Where to watch the Cricket World Cup in Switzerland? (Mon, 22 Apr 2019)

We attempted to compile a list of places where you can watch the forthcoming 2019 Cricket World Cup with your friends and families

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AGC

Geneva T20 Cup 2019 (Thu, 18 Apr 2019)

The 2019 Geneva T20 Cup takes place at Evaux & Bout-du-Monde on 27th & 28th April.

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Cricket Switzerland

DBMT cancelled (Sat, 12 Apr 2019)

The 2019 David Barmes Memorial Trophy on Sunday 14th April at Gründenmoss has been cancelled due to bad weather.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

The Cricket World Cup (Fri, 11 Apr 2019)

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 takes place between 30th May and 15th July. Need to know more?

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

World Cup volunteer - part 1 (Sat 06 Apr 2019)

Prafull Shikare lives and works in Switzerland and was accepted as a 2019 Cricket World Cup volunteer. Prafull has agreed to share his experience & his journey with us.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket

Basel Dragons U13 Junior Indoors report (Fri, 05 Apr 2019)

On 30th & 31st March 2019, Basel hosted the U13 Basel indoor tournament, where teams from Switzerland &  from Luxembourg competed for the prestigious trophy.

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Swiss Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League

Logo competition (Sun, 31 Mar 2019)

Design a new logo for the Mr Pickwick Twenty20 league and win Fr 100.

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Cricket Switzerland Premier League

Selectors annouce squad to face St Gallen (Sat, 30 Mar 2019)

The selectors announce the Swiss squad to face St Gallen in the David Barmes Memorial Trophy Match (DBMT) due to take place at Gründenmoos on Sunday 14th April.

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Cossonay Cricket Club

Cossonay Curry Night (Fri, 29 Mar 2019)
The CCC Curry Night 2019 takes place on Saturday 6th April 2019 , starting 7.30pm! CCC hope to see all members and supporters in numbers.
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swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

Introduction to Cricket Umpiring course report (Tue, 26 Mar 2019)

On Sunday 24th March 2019, the Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers ran the first Introduction to Umpiring course of the year.

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swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

swissFOCUS AGM (Mon, 18 Mar 2019)

The Annual General Meeting of the Swiss Federation of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS) will take place in Zurich on Saturday 27th April 2019.

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swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

Introduction to Umpiring course (Wed, 06 Mar 2019)

On Sunday 24th March 2019, swissFOCUS will run the first Introduction to Umpiring course of the year.

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T20 International

Basel Junior Summer Cricket Camp (Sat, 09 Mar 2019)

Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club, in conjunction with Twenty20 International will run the annual Junior Basel Summer Cricket Camp (U8-U15) from 15th - 19th July 2019.

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Aargau Cricket Club

Introducing Aargau Cricket Club (Fri, 08 Mar 2019)

At the AGM in February, Aargau became members of Cricket Switzerland.  Who are Aargau Cricket Club, cricketswitzerland.ch went to find out?

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swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers

Introduction to Umpiring course (Wed, 06 Mar 2019)

On Saturday 13th April 2019, swissFOCUS will run a further Introduction to Umpiring course

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U15 match report (Tue, 05 Mar 2019)

The available under 15 (U15) Swiss players convened for a full day of cricket matches on Sunday 24th February, at the Pfaffenholz indoor sports hall in Basel.

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Cricket Switzerland

DBMT preview (Mon, 04 Mar 2019)

The 2019 cricket season will officially open on Sunday 14th April with the traditional David Barmes Memorial Trophy, this year to be hosted by St Gallen Cricket Club.

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CNN Money

Season warms up with a tournament on ice (Thu, 28 Feb 2019)

Switzerland’s cricket season kicks off on April 1, but for fans in need of a warm-up there was plenty of action in February as St. Moritz Cricket.

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Cricket Switzerland

AGM report (Sun, 24 Feb 2019)

Cricket Switzerland's Annual General Meeting took place as scheduled on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at the Restaurant Egghölzli in the Swiss capital of Berne.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket

Cricket on Ice report (Tue, 19 Feb 2019)

Another successful & highly enjoyable three days of Cricket on Ice in St Moritz pass, with some great individual moments of brilliance on the frozen lake and in the sunshine.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket

Player transfers (Mon, 18 Feb 2019)

Player transfering from one club to another must submit a form to the Cricket Switzerland League Chairman. Confirmed transfers for the 2019 season are listed here.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket

Basel Dragons U11 Junior Indoors report (Thu, 07 Feb 2019)

Zurich Cricket won the Basel U11 indoors at Pfaffenholz (2-3 Feb 2019) winning with three balls to spare in the last over.

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Cricket Switzerland

Junior cricket pitch length (Thu, 31 Jan 2019)

Changes in the 2019 MCC Laws have acknowledged the requirement for differing pitch lengths in junior cricket but have stopped short of defining these in the Laws.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket in England - post Switzerland (Sun, 27 Jan 2019)

Swiss Cricket set an excellent foundation for the Harper kids and having moved back to England their cricket has gone from strength to strength.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket

Basel Dragons Junior Indoors (Sat, 26 Jan 2019)

Basel Dragons Juniors Cricket Club have announced the dates for their annual indoor series for U11s, U13s and U15s in February, March & April 2019.

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Mediterranean Cricket Leage

Mediterranean Cricket League (Sun, 20 Jan 2019)

Swiss teams are invited to participate in the 2019 Mediterranean Cricket League in Tučepi, Croatia, 23th-26th May 2019.

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Transylvania Cricket Leage

Transylvania Cricket League (Sat, 15 Dec 2018)

The 2nd Transylvania Cricket League will take place in Bucharest between 4–7 July 2019 .

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Twenty20 Cricket Company

Vienna Cricket Club Winter Cup 2019 (Mon, 24 Sep 2018)
Swiss clubs are invited to participate in the 33rd VCC Winter Cup, an exciting weekend of indoor cricket (23 & 24.2.2019).

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Berne Cricket Club

Berne CC Curry Evening (Fri, 07 Dec 2018)

This year's Berne CC Curry Evening will take place in Köniz on Saturday 16th February 2019.

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Cricket On Ice - St Moritz

Cricket On Ice 2019 (Tue, 04 Dec 2018)

The 30th Cricket On Ice will take place on the frozen lake in St Moritz from Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th February 2019.

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Mr Pickwick Twenty20

Annual General Meeting (Sun, 18 Nov 2018)

The Cricket Switzerland 2019 Annual General Meeting has been confirmed for Saturday 23rd February 2019, in Berne, commencing at 1.30pm.

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Mr Pickwick Twenty20

Annual website & social media statistics (Thu, 03 Jan 2019)

Read Cricket Switzerland's website & social statistics for the year gone.

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Mr Pickwick Twenty20

Happy New Year (Tue, 01 Jan 2019)

Wishing all our website visitors, eNewsletter subscribers and social media friends a very happy & successful 2019.

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