Zurich Crickets CC beat La Chât by 32 runs in the final of the U13 Romande Cup held at En Marche in Cossonay on Saturday 5th October to win the last outdoor U13 match of the 2019 calendar season.
The last outdoor event of the U13 calendar year is the Romande Cup, this year hosted by Cossonay. Four teams competed for the trophy: Basel/GRYCC, Cossonay/Gingins, La Chât and Zurich Crickets. The format was a knock out with two regional semi-finals, a 3rd/4th play off and a final.
All matches, a-side from the final, were 16 overs and the final 18 overs.
La Chât 43-5 (Kai 14*, Erik 8; Jai 2-5) bt Cossonay/Gingins 40-7 (Will 9, Ryan 2; Harris 3-7) by 6 wickets
Zurich Crickets 126-3 (Danyal 22*, Sasha 20*; Sai 1-6, Connor 1-13) bt BDJCC/GRYCC 71 all out (Connor 9, Lasse 7; Sasha 2-3, Andreas 1-6, Ben 1-4) by 55 runs
3rd/4th Play off
BDJCC/GRYCC 78-4 (Vignesh 16*, Sai 8; Owen 2-6, Thomas 1-6) bt Cossonay/Gingins 76-6 (Ryan 15, Jai 14; Vignesh 1-5) by 6 wickets
ZCCC 102-8 (Sasha 36*, Danyal 15; Alexander 3-9) bt La Chât 70-7 (Kai 23*; Sasha 3-7) by 32 runs.
Man of the match award for the final: Sasha (Zurich) for 36* (34 balls) and 3 wickets for 7 runs
Many thanks to Jon and Cossonay for hosting this event for another year!
For further information on this event or indeed about youth cricket in Switzerland generally, please contact Cricket Switzerland's Michael Hall.