2020 News Archive

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Dragons Online Academy: Session Two (Sun, 27 Nov 2020)

After the success of last week, we are pleased to give you the details for session two: the Cricket Field that will take place on Sunday 29th November 2020 at 10am.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Dragons Online Academy: Session One (Sun, 22 Nov 2020)

The launch session of the Dragons Online Academy covers tips for Cricket Training at Home and will take place on Sunday 22nd November 2020 at 10am.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Basel Dragons launch Dragons Online Academy (Fri, 20 Nov 2020)

Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club has announced an exciting development in Swiss cricket with the launching of the Dragons Online Cricket Academy.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Basel Dragons T10 (Sat, 7 Nov 2020)

Basel Dragons Cricket Club will hold the first Basel T10s tournament at Bäumlihof on Sunday 8th November 2020 from 10-5pm.

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Cricket Switzerland

Corona virus update (Fri, 6 Nov 2020)

The Covid-19 corona virus continues to affect all aspects of the game in Switzerland and have a negative impact on the everyday lives of cricketers across the country.
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Gingins Cricket Club

Gingins autumn indoors cancelled (Sun, 25 Oct 2020)

Gingins Cricket Club has announced that the Gingins autumn series of indoor tournaments have been cancelled across all three age groups.

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Cricket Switzerland

ICC membership - Cricket Switzerland to apply directly (Fri, 23 Oct 2020)

Cricket Switzerland has announced that it has notified the ICC of their intention to submit an application for associate membership before the end of the year.
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Cricket Switzerland

Council Meeting report (Wed, 21 Oct 2020)

Representatives of member clubs of Cricket Switzerland met online for the traditional end of season Council Meeting on Tuesday 20th October.
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Gingins Cricket Club

Junior cricket thriving in Suisse-Romande (Sun, 18 Oct 2020)
In a strange twist, Covid19 has done cricket in Switzerland a huge favour in the summer of 2020 writes Brian Pearce.

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Gingins Cricket Club

Gingins autumn indoors (Fri 16 Oct 2020)

Gingins Cricket Club is once again happy to host a series of indoor cricket events this autumn.

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Cricket Switzerland

We have put St.Gallen on the cricket world map (Tue, 13 Oct 2020)
Although St. Gallen Cricket Club lost the final for the Swiss championship, the respect in the scene is still great, writes the St Galler Tagblatt.
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Cricket Switzerland

Geneva win CSPL final by 2 wkts (Sun, 11 Oct 2020)

Geneva beat St Gallen by 2 wickets on Sunday 11th October 2020 in a low scoring final of the Cricket Switzerland Premier League, played at Gründenmoos in St Gallen.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket City St.Gallen (Sat, 10 Oct 2020)
On Sunday 11th October St.Gallen Cricket Club strive to become Swiss champion for the second time. Read this report from the St Gallen Tagblatt.

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Cricket Switzerland

U13 Romande Cup results (Sat, 10 Oct 2020)

Basel Dragons, Gingins & Zurich Crickets competed in the U13 Romande Cup tournament at Bout-du-Monde in Geneva on Saturday 10th October 2020.

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Cricket Switzerland

U15 Romande Cup report (Thu, 8 Oct 2020)

Basel Dragons, GRYCC and Le Chat formed a team to convincingly win the U15 Romande Cup tournament at the Bout-du-Monde in Geneva.

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ECB ACO Stage Two courses cancelled (Wed, 7 Oct 2020)

The two ECB ACO Stage Two Umpiring Courses due to be held on Saturday 31st October 2020 (Geneva) & Sunday 1st November 2020 (Zurich) have been cancelled.

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Cricket Switzerland

CSPL Final 2020 preview (Tue, 6 Oct 2020)

On Sunday 11th October 2020 the final of the Cricket Switzerland Premier League will take place at Gründenmoos in St Gallen beginning at 11am.

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Cricket Switzerland

Could the quarter-final be decided a toss? (Fri, 2 Oct 2020)

Few could have foreseen the problem now facing Cossonay & Nomads, that their quarter final match could be decided by the toss of a coin!

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Cricket Switzerland

Council Meeting (Wed, 30 Sep 2020)

Cricket Switzerland will host the traditional end of season council meeting online. Details will be provided to all club representatives in the coming days.
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How to play the second most popular sport in the world (Sat, 26 Sep 2020)

reformierte. got a taste of a more exotic sport and attended the match between the Zurich Crickets Cricket Club and the Winterthur Cricket Club.

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The colonialists' game promotes integration (Thu, 24 Sep 2020)

Cricket has few fans in Switzerland but thanks to ex-pats & fugitives, there are more and more clubs. An article from reformierte by Christa Amstutz Gafner & Delf Bucher.

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Sport is his therapy against the inner abysses (Wed, 23 Sep 2020)

Cricket was already the passion of Idris Ayubi back in Afghanistan. An article from reformierte by Christa Amstutz Gafner & Delf Bucher.

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ECB ACO Stage Two (Tue, 22 Sep 2020)

On Saturday 31st October 2020 (Geneva) & Sunday 1st November 2020 (Zurich) there will be two ECB ACO Stage Two Umpiring Courses held.

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PT20

Olten win Pickwick Twenty20 Final (Sun, 20 Sep 2020)

Olten beat Geneva in the final of the Swiss Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League hosted by Aargau Cricket Club at Kreuzzelg in Wettingen on Sunday 20th September 2020.

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Cricket Switzerland

U19 Léman Cup report (Thu, 17 Sep 2020)

Schweiz beat Suisse  by 94 runs in the U19 Léman Cup played at En Marche on Sunday 13th September 2020.
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Cricket Switzerland

U15 Léman Cup report (Thu, 17 Sep 2020)

The Schweiz team lost marginally to a more experienced Suisse team at En Marche in the annual U15 Lehman Cup on Sunday 13th September 2020.
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Cricket Switzerland

U13 Léman Cup report (Thu, 17 Sep 2020)

The Schweiz U13s comprehensively beat the Suisse U13s on Sunday 13th September at En March in the 2020 U13 Léman Cup.
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Cricket Switzerland

U11 Léman Cup report (Thu, 17 Sep 2020)

U11 Schweiz (a combined Basel & Zurich team) beat U11 Suisse (Gingins, La Chat, GRYCC, Cossonay) to win the U11 Léman Cup played on Saturday 12th September 2020.
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PT20

Pickwick Twenty20 player awards 2020  (Wed, 16 Aug 2020)

Cricket Switzerland has recognised the best individual performances of the 2020 Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League qualification rounds.

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Cricket Switzerland

Bob Barber Awards (Mon, 14 Sep 2020)

Bob Barber awarded the winners of the Bob Barber Awards over the weekend. Congratulations to Louqmaan Motala (U15), Kai Salama (U13) & Connor Walden (U11).
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Cricket Switzerland

Romande Cup 2020 (Tue, 8 Sep 2020)

The dates & venues for the 2020 Romande Cup have been announced. Over the three weekends the U11s, U13s & U15s will take place in the Genevoise region.
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PT20

Pickwick Twenty20 round up & quarter finals preview  (Wed, 26 Aug 2020)

Sunday 23rd September witnessed the conclusion to the qualification rounds of the Swiss Mr Pickwick Twenty20.

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Cricket Switzerland

Mr Pickwick Twenty20 Final (Wed, 19 Aug 2020)

The Swiss Mr Pickwick Finals Day (two semi-finals & the final) will be hosted by Aargau Cricket Club at Kreuzzelg in Wettingen, on Sunday 20th September 2020.
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Cricket Switzerland

DBMT not to be rescheduled (Tue, 18 Sep 2020)

The David Barmes Memorial Trophy, postponed due to the COVID-19 Corona Virus, will not now be rescheduled to take place at the end of the season.
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Olten win Swiss T10 St Gallen Cup  (Sun, 16 Aug 2020)

Olten beat Winterthur in an exciting climax to the Swiss T10 St Gallen Cup played at Gründenmoos in St Gallen on Sunday 16th August 2020.

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Swiss T10 St Gallen Cup Live (Sun, 16 Aug 2020)

On Sunday 16th August 2020 you can watch thee final of the Swiss T10 St Gallen Cup streamed live from Gründenmoos in St Gallen.

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PT20

Busy Pickwick Twenty20 weekend  (Mon, 10 Aug 2020)

After a busy weekend in both the east & west of the country, qualifications for the quarter finals of the Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket League have become much clearer.

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Cricket Switzerland

ZCCC win U11 summer tournament (Thu, 08 Aug 2020)
Zurich Crickets Cricket Club won the U11 Summer Cricket Cup at Bachgraben on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July 2020,

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Sri Lankans Cricket Club Geneva

GESLCC 40th Anniversary (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)

The Geneva Sri Lanka Cricket Club (GESLCC) has organised a match on the Saturday 19th September  at the Bout du Monde to mark the club's 40th anniversary

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Cricket Switzerland

U13 junior summer tournament preview (Thu, 30 Jul 2020)
Zurich Crickets Cricket Club announced the club will host an U13  junior tournaments on Saturday 31st July & Saturday 1st August in Embrach, Zurich.

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Swiss T0 St Gallen Cup (Sun, 26 Jul 2020)

From Friday 14th August to Sunday 16th August 2020, eight teams will compete in the Swiss T10 - St Gallen Cup at Gründenmoos in St Gallen.

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Cricket Switzerland

Fit4Future - primary school intro to cricket (Sat, 25 Jul 2020)
Three Zurich Crickets members introduce over one hundered primary school children to cricket on Wednesday  15th July 2020.

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PT20

Three out of four ain't bad!  (Thu, 23 Jul 2020)
In a bumper cricket weekend at Deutweg, Winterthur won three out of four Mr Pickwick Twenty20 matches to take them joint top of the Eastern Division.
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Swiss junior summer cricket camps

More Swiss junior summer cricket camps (Wed, 22 Jul 2020)

The Swiss Sports & Cultural Association has organised a further three junior summer cricket camps to take place in conjunction with Ginins Cricket Club.

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Cricket Switzerland

Junior summer tournaments (Sun, 19 Jul 2020)
Zurich Crickets Cricket Club has announced they will host two junior tournaments in the summer as a replacement for Junior Zuoz.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket equipment wanted (Fri, 17 Jul 2020)
Cricket Switzerland has made an appeal to clubs & individuals for cricket equipment to be distributed to cricket crazy refugees.

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AGC

Village Cricketers Family Sixes Fun Day (Thu, 9 Jul 2020)

The Village Cricket Family Sixes Fun Day takes place on Saturday 15th August 2020 from 1pm at Grendelmatte Sportfeld in Riehen.

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PT20

Lions thumping victory over Power (Wed, 8 Jul 2020)

Mayur & Loki chase down Power total as Lions win Pickwick Twenty20 league match by 3 wkts.

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PT20

Zug win first Pickwick T20 match of 2020 (Fri, 3 Jul 2020)

Zug Cricket Club beat Aargau Cricket Club by 19 runs in the first Pickwick Twenty20 league match of 2020.

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One million cricket fans focus on the Lake Constance region (Thu, 2 Jul 2020)

The "Dream 11 European Cricket Series" was held last week in St.Gallen. One million viewers watched on the Internet reports Michel Bossard from Der Ostchweiz.

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PT20

PIckwick T20 League to be played in full (Wed, 1 Jul 2020)

The 2020 cricket season has been given the green light by sports authorities across the country, Cricket Switzerland have announced that the Pickwick T20 will be played in full.

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Swiss junior summer cricket camps

Swiss junior summer Cricket camps (Sat, 19 Jun 2020)

The Swiss Sports & Cultural Association are organising four junior summer cricket camps to take place at the GES Genthod in Geneva this year.

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Dream11 European Cricket Series - CS T10 St Gallen results (Fri, 27 Jun 2020)

Nomads won the final match of the Dream11 European Cricket Series - Cricket Switzerland T10 at St Gallen by 19 runs.
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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket season to start 22nd June (Mon, 1 Jun 2020)
Cricket Switzerland has announced that the relaxation measurers introduced by the Federal Government allow the 2020 cricket season to begin.

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Announcing a Cricket Switzerland T10 extravaganza (Sun, 31 May 2020)
Cricket Switzerland have announced a T10 extravaganza as part of the Dream 11 T10 Series (in conjunction with the ECL) to run from Monday 22nd - Friday 26th June 2020.
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Der Landbote

Cricket has a wet problem (Wed, 20 May 2020)
You have to shower at home. You can only celebrate with your elbow. And you have to take a ball with you. Cricket has a wet problem: the spit of the bowlers.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket activities in Switzerland (Sun, 24 May 2020)
Swiss Cricket Clubs start the gradual process of returning to normality following the Covid-19 corona virus lockdown

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Cricket Switzerland

WCC start training (Wed, 20 May 2020)
Winterthur Cricket Club began cricket training after being granted permission from the Winterthur Sportamt.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket training starts (Mon, 18 May 2020)
On Saturday 16th May Zurich Crickets CC was allowed to begin training outdoors for the first time in 2020. However, it was a day of training very unlike what the club is used to.

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Lyceum Alpinum

Junior Zuoz cancelled (Sun, 10 May 2020)

The Junior Zuoz Cricket Festival, planned for 20-21 June 2020, is the latest cricket event to be cancelled amidst uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 corona virus pandemic.
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Cricket protective concept approved by BASPO (Fri, 08 May 2020)
Cricket Switzerland's protective concept has been approved by the Federal Office of Sport (BASPO) opening the way to start cricket training in Switzerland.

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Cricket Switzerland

Exec meets via Zoom (Sat, 25 Apr 2020)
On Sunday 19th April the Cricket Switzerland Executive met via eConferencing facilities. This is the first time the executive has used eConferencing technology to meet.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket season prospects 2020 (Wed, 22 Apr 2020)
On Monday 20th April 2020, the Cricket Switzerland League Chairman issued a statement providing an update on the prospects for the Swiss cricket season.
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Cricket Switzerland

Could the cricket season be just weeks away? (Fri, 10 Apr 2020)
Could the start of the cricket season be just a month away? Nothing definite as yet, but the signs look promising.
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Cricket Switzerland

iT20 tour to Prague cancelled (Thu, 9 Apr 2020)
Due to the uncertainties in the approach to the 2020 season, Switzerland's iT20 tour to Prague to play in a 6-nation competition has been cancelled.
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Lyceum Alpinum

No senior Zuoz club tournament in 2020 (Tue, 7 Apr 2020)

There will be no senior club tournament in Zuoz in 2020 announced, Alex Mackay, President of Cricket Switzerland.

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Cricket Switzerland

Transfer window closed (Mon, 6 Apr 2020)
On Tuesday 31st March 2020 the transfer window in Cricket Switzerland closed for the 2020 season.
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NCC

Introducing the Novartis Cricket Club (Wed, 18 Mar 2020)
At the AGM, Novartis CC joined as an affiliate member of Cricket Switzerland. Here is a short introduction of club & team.
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Cricket Switzerland

DBMT postponed (Fri, 16 Mar 2020)

Cricket Switzerland has postponed the David Barmes Memorial Trophy as a result of measures Switzerland has introduced to contain the COVID-19 Corona Virus.
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Cricket Switzerland

Statement from Cricket Switzerland (Fri, 13 Mar 2020)
Cricket Switzerland released a statement on the direct effect the Corona Virus will have on cricket over the next few weeks.
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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Basel indoors series cancelled (Fri, 13 Mar 2020)
The series of spring indoor tournaments due to fears surrounding the COVID-19 Corona Virus and the new measures introduced by the Swiss government.
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ECB ACO Stage One Course Report (Mon, 9 Mar 2020)

On Saturday 7th March 2020 (Geneva) & Sunday 8th March 2020 (Zurich), swissFOCUS successfully ran two ECB ACO Stage One Umpiring Courses.

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CCAS

CCAS Level One Coaching Course report (Fri, 6 Mar 2020)

On Sunday 1st March, Zurich Crickets hosted a Level One Coaching Course.

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Pakhtoon Zalmi Cricket Club

Introducing the Pakhtoon Zalmi Cricket Club (Tue, 03 Mar 2020)
At the AGM, Pakhtoon Zalmi CC joined as an affiliate member of Cricket Switzerland. We wanted to find out more about them and share that with you.
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Cricket Switzerland

AGM report (Sun, 01 Mar 2020)
The 2020 Cricket Switzerland Annual General Meeting took place in Berne on Saturday 29th February amidst concerns surrounding the COVID-19 Corona Virus.
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cricHQ

cricHQ scoring course & resources (Tue, 25 Feb 2020)

Whether new to cricHQ or want to brush up ahead of the forthcoming season, the resources on the cricHQ website will enable you to use the cricHQ scoring App.

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Olten Cricket Club

Olten Cricket Festival (Mon, 24 Feb 2020)

On Saturday 2nd May, Olten Cricket Club will host their annual tennis ball cricket tournament, taking place in the hart of Olten.

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swissFOCUS awards 2019 (Sun, 23 Feb 2020)

At the AGM, Zurich Crickets were bestowed the 2019 Spirit of Cricket Award, Yeti Sihn & Onesimu Koilraj umpire of the year & Vaishakha Pasvathaich rookie of the year award.

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swissFOCUS AGM report (Sun, 23 Feb 2020)

The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Swiss Federation of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS) took place in Köniz on Saturday 22nd February 2020.

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Last call for ECB ACO Umpiring Course (Fri, 21 Feb 2020)

Last chance to register forone of the two ECB ACO Stage One Umpiring Courses to be run on Saturday 7th March (Geneva) & Sunday 8th March 2020 (Zurich).

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Cricket on Ice

Cricket on Ice 2020 tournament report (Tue, 18 Feb 2020)
Debutants Gipsies & Nomads XI win the 2020 Cricket on Ice Trophy, beating reigning champions Old Cholmeleians XI by 8 wickets in Saturday afternoon's conclusion.
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Twenty20 Cricket Company

Basel Junior International Cricket Camp (Tue, 4 Feb 2020)

Sign-up for the Basel Junior International Summer Cricket Camp, a whole week of cricket for boys & girls aged 8 - 15, from 20th - 24th July 2020.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Basel U15 Indoors (Mon, 3 Feb 2020)
Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club host clubs from around Switzerlan at the Annual U15 Basel Indoor that will take place on 28th & 29th March 2020 in Basel.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Basel U13 Indoors (Sun, 2 Feb 2020)
Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club play host to clubs from around Switzerland at the Annual U13 Basel Indoor that will take place on 21st & 22nd March 2020 in Basel.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Basel U11 Indoors (Sat, 1 Feb 2020)
Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club will host clubs from around Switzerland at the Annual U11 Basel Indoor that will take place on 14th & 15th March 2020 in Basel.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Bob Barber to attend Basel U15 Indoor (Fri, 31 Jan 2020)
Bob Barber (former England international Test cricketer) will visit the Basel U15 Indoor tournament.

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Cricket Switzerland

Senior cricket leagues 2020 (Tue, 28 Jan 2020)
With the proposect of a minimum of two new member cricket clubs in 2020, Cricket Switzerland is considering forming a third division, a central division.
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South Africa Cricket

Is it an «altitude» problem? (Mon, 27 Jan 2020)
Alexander Mackay discusses a possible association between the altitude of the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg & Ben Stokes' outburst in the fourth Test.
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Geneva Cricket Club

Geneva Tape-ball indoor tournament (Sat, 25 Jan 2020)
Geneva Cricket Club will host the inaugural 8-a-side Geneva Tape-ball Indoor Cricket Tournament at Bout-Du-Monde on Sunday 16th February.
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Cricket Switzerland

World Rankings 2019 (Sun, 19 Jan 2020)

Switzerland ended 2019 ranked 52nd (up from 63rd) in the ODI rankings and 82nd (83rd) in the Twenty20 World rankings.
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Cricket Coaching Association of Switzerland (CCAS)

CCAS Coaching Level One (Fri, 10 Jan 2020)

On Sunday 1st March 2020, Zurich Crickets will host a CCAS Level One Coaching Course.

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European Cricket League

European Cricket League goes public (06 Jan 2020)

ECL founder, Daniel Weston, is providing an opportunity to private individuals to own a stake in European Cricket by buying shares in the European Cricket League.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

2020 Basel Junior Indoor series (Fri, 20 Sep 2019)

Basel Dragons have announced the dates for their annual spring indoor series.

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Cricket Switzerland

Annual General Meeting 2020 (Sat, 07 Dec 2019)
The Cricket Switzerland 2020 Annual General Meeting has been scheduled for Saturday 29th February 2020.
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Vienna Cricket Club

2020 VCC Winter Cup (Wed, 6 Nov 2019)

The 34th Vienna Cricket Club Winter Cup will be held on 22nd & 23rd February 2020.

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Berne Cricket Club

Berne Curry Evening (Tue, 10 Dec 2019)
Berne Cricket Club invites you to enjoy a relaxing evening with friends and family over delicious food and drinks, accompanied by music, with raffle prizes to be won.
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Cricket on Ice

Cricket on Ice 2020 (Wed, 20 Nov 2019)
The 32nd Cricket on Ice Trophy will take place on Lake St. Moritz from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th February 2020
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Cricket Switzerland

Website & Social Media Statistics 2019 (Thu, 02 Jan 2020)

The Cricket Switzerland website team has shared the website & social media statistics for 2019 with us.

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Cricket Switzerland

Happy New Year (Wed, 01 Jan 2020)

On behalf of everyone involved at Cricket Switzerland, we wish you all a very happy & successful 2020!

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