2021 News Archive

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Cricket Switzerland

T20i series in Malta report (Thu, 21 Oct 2021)

The Valletta Cup T20i series at which Switzerland is competing against Malta, Gibraltar & Bulgaria on 21st October with a win for Malta over Gibraltar.

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ECB ACO Stage Two Umpiring Courses (Tue, 19 Oct 2021)

On Saturday 66th & Sunday 7th November 2021 the sFOCUS) will run two ECB ACO Stage Two Umpiring Courses, one in Berne & the other in Zurich.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket Switzerland Council Meeting (Tue, 12 Oct 2021)
The Cricket Switzerland will hold the traditional end of season council meeting online on Saturday 30th October 2021, beginning at 12noon.
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Zurich Lions Cricket Club

Spirited Lions clinch the CSNL league (Mon, 11 Oct 2021)
A spirited Zurich Lions beat Swiss Afghan CC to clinch the CSNL 40 overs league Championship writes Snehil Joshi.
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Cricket Switzerland

CSNL promotion play-off report (Sun, 10 Oct 2021)
Zurich Lions defeated Swiss Afghan CC on Sunday 10th October at Bachgraben in Basel in the 2021 CSNL promotion play-off final.
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Cricket Switzerland

Women's National Cricket Day report (Sun, 9 Oct 2021)

CC Wettingen, hosted and won the first Swiss National Women's Cricket Day held at Kreuzzelg on Saturday 9th October.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cossonay hold first women's cricket day  (Thu, 7 Oct 2021)

Cossonay Cricket Club recently tested the waters of women’s cricket by holding an open day for women and girls of all ages.

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Cricket Switzerland

U15 Romande Cup 2021 report  (Wed, 6 Oct 2021)

Zurich Crickets U15s dominated the U15 Romande Cup 2021 by winning all three of their matches and be declared winners of the competition, writes Bijit Maji.

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Cricket Switzerland

CSPL player of the year awards  (Tue, 5 Oct 2021)

Cricket Switzerland has announced the 2021 Cricket Switzerland Premier League (CSPL) players of the year awards. 

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Cricket Switzerland

Emerging player of the year awards  (Mon, 4 Oct 2021)

Sponsored by the Henderson family, the winners of the Emerging player of the year trophies 2021 were named as Noorkhan Ahmadi & Malyar Stanikzai.

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Cricket Switzerland

CST10 finals day report (Sat, 2 Oct 2021)

Olten beat Zurich Nomads by 6 wickets to win the final of the 2021 CS T10 at En Marche in Cossonay on Saturday 2nd October 2021.

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Key & Eagle

Key & Eagle digital media (Sat, 2 Oct 2021)

Cricket Switzerland has signed a five year deal with Key & Eagle, a UK based digital media company.

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Nomads win Pickwick Twenty20 league final (Mon, 27 Sep 2021)
Nomads' captain Faheem Nazir almost single-handedly steered his team to a 14 run victory against Olten at Embrach on Sunday 26th September.

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Cricket Switzerland

Cossonay crowned CSPL champions (Wed, 22 Sep 2021)

Cossonay Cricket Club beat Zurich Crickets by 150 runs on Sunday 19th September to become the 2021 Cricket Switzerland Premiership Champions with one game to spare.

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cricHQ

cricHQ (Tue, 20 Sep 2021)

In a five year deal, Cricket Switzerland has named cricHQ as their official scoring partner until 2025.

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Cricket Switzerland

ZCCC win U11 Romand Cup 2021 (Sun, 19 Sep 2021)

GRYCC hosted the U11s Romande Cup which saw a Swiss Romande side (GRYCC, Gingins & Cossonay) compete against teams from Basel & eventual winners Zurich. 

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Geneva XI Stars CC

XI Stars juniors (Thu, 15 Sep 2021)

Geneva XI Stars Cricket Club announced that the club has started a junior section to encourage help young talent in the area.

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Cricket Switzerland

Corona virus update (Wed, 15 Sep 2021)

Monday's announcement by the Swiss Federal Council has no direct impact on outdoor sports, including cricket.

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Cricket Switzerland

CSNL promotion play-off preview (Tue, 14 Sep 2021)

The venue for the CSNL promotion play-off final will take place on Sunday 10th October and will be hosted by Basel Cricket Club at Bachgraben in Basel.

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Cricket Switzerland

CST10 finals day preview (Mon, 13 Sep 2021)

To be hosted by Cossonay Cricket Club the finals day of the Cricket Switzerland T10 competition will take place at En Marche on Saturday 2nd October 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

European Cricket League (Sun, 12 Sep 2021)

Cricket Switzerland has agreed a long term partnership with the European Cricket League.

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Cricket Switzerland

T20i series in Malta (Sat, 11 Sep 2021)

The Swiss senior national team will compete in an international T20 series against Malta, Gibraltar and Bulgaria in Marsa, Malta, from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th October 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

Lèman Cup report (Fri, 10 Sep 2021)

On 4 & 5.9.2021, Cossonay hosted the Léman Cup with matches at each age group between Schweiz (Basel Dragons, Zurich Crickets) & Suisse (Cossonay, Gingins, GRYCC).

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Cricket Switzerland

Support in Sport (Thu, 9 Sep 2021)

Swiss Olympic's "integrity in sport" aims to ensure integrity in Swiss sport, at all levels, and in all forms of sport, by prevention, intervention, actions & sanctions.

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Cricket Switzerland

Léman Cup U13 report (Wed, 8 Sep 2021)

Team Schweiz U13s beat Team Suisse U13s in the first match of the new cricketing season played at En Marche on 4th September 2021.

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Cricket at Zürcher Sportfest (Mon, 6 Sep 2021)
The Winterthur Cricket Club took time out of their busy competitive league programme to showcase cricket at the Zürcher Sportfest on Sunday.
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Cricket Switzerland

Women's National Cricket Day (Sun, 5 Sep 2021)

Cricket Switzerland, in conjunction with CC Wettingen, will host the first Swiss National Women's Cricket Day event at in Wettingen on Saturday 9th October.

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GRYCC

Romande Cup preview (Thu, 2 Sep 2021)

Organised by GRYCC and played across all age groups, dates for the Romande Cup have been announced for a series of weekends in September & October 2021.
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Berne Cricket Club - Since 1977

Peter MacLaverty Memorial Trophy Match report (Tue, 31 Aug 2021)

Berne hosted Cossonay for a friendly cricket match on Sunday 29th August 2021 dedicated to the memory of Peter Maclaverty.
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Pickwick Twenty20 Finals Day preview (Sun, 29cAug 2021)
The Swiss Mr Pickwick Twenty20 competition draws to an exciting conclusion at the Finals Day at Embrach on Sunday 26th September 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

Lèman Cup preview (Fri, 27 Aug 2021)

On 4 & 5.9.2021 junior cricketers representing the east & west of Switzerland will meet up at En Marche for the U11, U13, U15 & U17/U19 age groups in the Lèman Cup.

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Berne Cricket Club - Since 1977

Peter MacLaverty Memorial Trophy Match (Wed, 23 Aug 2021)

Berne host Cossonay on Sunday 29th August for a friendly match that will be dedicated to the memory of Peter Maclaverty, a founder of both Berne CC and Swiss cricket.
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Cricket Switzerland

Cricket Switzerland President Discusses the Present & Future of Swiss Cricket (Wed, 18 Aug 2021)

Alexander Mackay chats with Cricket Spectacle on topics ranging from developing the game at the grassroots in the country to its future at the international level.

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Cricket Switzerland

Article in the St. Galler Tagblatt on the Swiss T10 competition (Tue, 17 Aug 2021)

Ives Bruggmann writes, "Under the eyes of City President Maria Pappa: Spanish victory at the international cricket tournament in St.Gallen".

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International Cricket Council

Criiio Cricket Programme (Mon, 16 Aug 2021)

The ICC criiio cricket programme is an easy to deliver 8-week lesson plan that introduces the fundamentals of batting, bowling & fielding as well as the basic rules of the game.

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Cricket Switzerland

ECN interview with Sponsoring Extra (Sat, 14 Aug 2021)

Read the original article that appeared in Sponsoring extra & Sponsoring Extra Online - Interview Sport, August 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

ZCCC win U11 summer cup (Fri, 13 Aug 2021)

Zurich Crickets CC successfully defended the U11 summer cup title held at Embrach, Zurich on Thursday and Friday 22/23rd July

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Cricket Switzerland

St Gallen host SwissT10 2021 (Thu, 12 Aug 2021)

An action packed weekend of T10 cricket at Stadion Gründemoos in St Gallen, with teams from Germany, Spain  Switzerland.

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Cricket Switzerland

Junior season review 2021/2021 (Thu, 12 Aug 2021)

Junior cricket season in Switzerland lines up with the school year. Michael Hall reviews the 2020/2021

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Cricket Switzerland

CST10 fixtures & results (Wed, 11 Aug 2021)

Cossonay & Geneva have already automatically for the quarter-finals. On 28th August, Novartis, Nomads & Zug will battle it out in Group 5 to join them.

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Cricket Switzerland

ZCCC undefeated in U15 summer cup (Sun, 07 Aug 2021)

ZCCC hosted and won an U15 summer cricket cup run at Embrach during the summer holidays (5 & 6th August 2021) .

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Cricket Switzerland

Trophy shared at U13 summer cup (Thu, 05 Aug 2021)

Teams from Basel Dragons and a mixed Gingins/GRYCC side joined the host’s Zurich Crickets 1st and 2nd XI sides at Embrach during the school summer holidays.

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Cricket Switzerland

CST10 group 1 & 2 results (Tue, 03 Aug 2021)

Cossonay & Geneva qualify automatically for the quarter-finals, while Geneva SL CC & CERN CC will have to wait to know if they qualify as one of the best two runners-up.

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Winterthur Cricket Club

Cricket at Zürcher Sportfest (Wed, 21 Jul 2021)

On Saturday 5th September 2021, the Winterthur Cricket Club has agreed to showcase  cricket to the ca. 1'400 visitors expected to attend the Zürcher Sportfest (05.9.2021).

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Winterthur Cricket Club

N90 Night cricket in Winterthur (Tue, 20 Jul 2021)

Over three consecutive Wednesday evenings the WCC has organised three ninety-ball white-ball evening cricket matches (#N90) under the floodlights at Deutweg.

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Cricket Switzerland

Switzerland re-enters world cricket (Sun, 18 Jul 2021)

On Sunday 18th July 2021 Cricket Switzerland's application to become members of the ICC was approved by the ICC Board and ratified by the ICC AGM.

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Cricket Switzerland

IAW women's cricket event (Tue, 6 Jul 2021)

In collaboration with Cricket Switzerland the IAW presents an exciting sporting event for women.

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Cricket Switzerland

New cricket shop in Luzern (Wed, 23 Jun 2021)

Announcing the opening of a new Cricket Shop in Luzern named Cricketer Pro.

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Cricket Switzerland

Senior Zuoz report (Mon, 21 Jun 2021)

Winterthur, having won all three round-robin matches of the 4-team senior Zuoz were declared winners after the final against Lions was abandoned due to rain.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss Junior Cricket Festival report (Fri, 18 Jun 2021)
The 2021 Zuoz Festival of Junior Cricket took place over the weekend of 12th & 13th June 2021, with over 150 juniors & girls in attendance.
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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss Junior Cricket Festival 2021 (Fri, 11 Jun 2021)
Nearly 50 juniors will take part in the 2021 Zuoz Festival of Junior Cricket that takes place over the weekend of 12th & 13th June 2021.
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Cricket Switzerland

CS T10 (Thu, 9 Jun 2021)

Due to popular demand, Cricket Switzerland has released a new national T10 format, respecting Covid-19 restrictions that limit sporting events to 50 participants.

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Geneva Cricket Club

David Barmes Memorial Trophy report (Sat, 5 Jun 2021)

Geneva won the 2021 David Barmes Memorial Trophy, that took place at Bout Du Monde on Saturday 5th June by 52 runs.

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Cricket Switzerland

Village Cricketers Family Funday (Sat, 5 Jun 2021)

The Village Cricket Family Sixes Fun Day takes place on Saturday 7th August 2021 from 12 noon at Grendelmatte Sportfeld in Riehen.

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Cricket Switzerland

Basel Dragons Nightfury (Fri, 4 Jun 2021)

Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club has organised a three team T10 day/night tournament for U11, U13 & U15 levels.

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Cricket Switzerland

Senior Zuoz (Thu, 3 Jun 2021)

Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, Zuoz will now play host to a four team tournament on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th June.

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Cricket Switzerland

Women's cricket development update (Mon, 31 May 2021)

From a handful of women & girls involved in cricket, Cricket Switzerland can already boast some 40 women & girls attending regular cricket practice & playing cricket.

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Cricket Switzerland

Annual Emerging Player Trophies (Wed, 26 May 2021)

Patrick Henderson has sponsored two annual trophies to Cricket Switzerland to encourage and felicitate young performers of the year.

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Cricket Switzerland

CS T10 Zuoz (Sat, 22 May 2021)

Zuoz will host the two eastern groups, pool 1 & 2, in the CS T10 series from Friday 18th - Sunday 20th June 2021.

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Geneva Cricket Club

David Barmes Memorial Trophy 2021 (Mon, 24 May 2021)

The official season opener, the David Barmes Memorial Trophy, postponed due to the Covid-19 corona virus pandemic, will take place at Bout Du Monde on Saturday 5th June.

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Cricket Switzerland

CS T10 Geneva (Sun, 23 May 2021)

Geneva will host the western groups, pool 32, in the CS T10 series from Friday 31st July - Sunday 1st August 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

CS T10 Zuoz (Sat, 22 May 2021)

Zuoz will host the two eastern groups, pool 1 & 2, in the CS T10 series from Friday 18th - Sunday 20th June 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

National T10 competition (Fri, 21 May 2021)

Cricket Switzerland has announced a national T10 tournament series to take place over three weekends, to ascertain a national T10 champion.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss U15 invitational match day (Tue, 18 May 2021)

An invitational match day was hosted at the new pitch in Embrach with some of the best U15s in the country.

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Cricket Switzerland

Women's cricket finds new impetus (Fri, 14 May 2021)

On Sunday 9th May, CC Wettingen held the club's first women's cricket practice session at the Margelacker School Ground in Wettingen.

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Cricket Switzerland

Senior season to begin 31st May (Thu, 13 May 2021)

Following the Federal Council's announcement on Wednesday, Switzerland's senior cricket competitions have been given the all clear to start the season on 31st May 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

New pitch at Embrach (Wed, 12 May 2021)

State-of-the-art Embrach wicket becomes the 6th artificial strip made available to the Swiss league.

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Cricket Switzerland

Women's cricket weekend (Fri, 23 Apr 2021)

Cricket Switzerland has launched a countrywide campaign called "Women's Cricket Weekend" which will run from May until September 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

Protection Concept Template (Thu, 22 Apr 2021)

Cricket Switzerland has produced a protection concept template in German, French & English.

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Cricket Switzerland

Season start delayed (Wed, 21 Apr 2021)

On behalf of the national executive, Asvin Lakkaraju, Cricket Switzerland's Competition Chairman, as announced a delay to the start of the senior domestic cricket season.

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Cricket Switzerland

iT20s in Warsaw cancelled (Wed, 14 Apr 2021)

Cricket Switzerland's planned series of iT20s in Warsaw, Poland, on 5th & 6th June 2021, has been cancelled due to uncertainty surrounding the ongoing pandemic.

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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS)

swissFOCUS AGM report (Sat, 10 Apr 2021)

The Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers held its Annual General Meeting online on Saturday 10th April 2021.

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VRC online

Virtual Reality Cricket Match (Thu, 1 Apr 2021)

Cricket Switzerland is set to host & demonstrate the first virtual cricket match on Thursday 1st April, 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

Transfer window closes tonight (Wed, 31 Mar 2021)

The Cricket Switzerland senior men's transfer window closes tonight at midnight on 31st March 2021.

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Geneva Cricket Club

David Barmes Memorial Trophy 2021 (Fri, 27 Mar 2021)

The official season opener, the David Barmes Memorial Trophy, has been postponed due to the Covid-19 corona virus pandemic.

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Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers (swissFOCUS)

swissFOCUS AGM (Tue, 23 Mar 2021)

The Swiss Federation Of Cricket Umpires & Scorers will hold its Annual General Meeting online on Saturday 10th April 2021, beginning 11am.

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Cricket Switzerland

Corona virus update (Fri, 19 Mar 2021)

Today's announcement by the Swiss Federal Council was not good news for restaurants or for sport.

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Pickwick T20 League to set new record (Sun, 7 Mar 2021)
The 2021 Swiss Mr Pickwick Twenty20 League will consist of 23 teams, the most since it's inception in 2004.

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Cricket Switzerland

Swiss cricket remembers Fred Franks (Sat, 6 Mar 2021)
In conjunction with his daughter Elizabeth, Cricket Switzerland remembers one of the pioneers of Swiss cricket.

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Cricket Switzerland

Two-tier Swiss 40-over league (Fri, 5 Mar 2021)
The desire to progress the senior men's game ahead of admission to the ICC is the main driving force behind the introduction a two tier 40 over league format in 2021.

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Cricket Switzerland

Annual General Meeting report (Sun, 28 Feb 2021)
The Cricket Switzerland 2021 Annual General Meeting was held online on Saturday 27th February 2021.
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Cricket Switzerland

Corona virus update (Fri, 19 Feb 2021)

As we approach the 2021 season, Covid-19 corona virus perseveres and now threatens to infringe on a second consecutive season.

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Cricket Switzerland

Support Your Sport (Fri, 5 Feb 2021)

Cricket Switzerland  has registered as part of the Migros Support your Sport campaign.
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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Dragons Online Academy: Session Nine (Tue, 2 Feb 2021)

On Wednesday 10th February 2021, session 9 of the Basel Dragon's Online Academy will be live with Basel Dragons coach Jason Walden talking about "Cricket by Numbers".

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Cricket Switzerland

Scoring with cricHQ course (Fri, 30 Jan 2021)

On Monday 25th January 2021, Michael Hall held an online Scoring with cricHQ course to explaining to scorers how to score a match using cricHQ.
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Cricket Switzerland

cricHQ admin course (Thu, 29 Jan 2021)

On Monday 25th January, Michael Hall held an online cricHQ admin course to explaining to administrators how to set up a match and manage teams & administer them.
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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Dragons Online Academy: Session Eight (Mon, 25 Jan 2021)

On Sunday 31st January 2021 at 10am, session 8 of the Basel Dragon's Online Academy will be live with Basel Dragons chairman Ed talking about the history of cricket.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Dragons Online Academy: Session Seven (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)

On Sunday 24th January 2021 at 10am, session 7 of the Basel Dragon's Online Academy will be live with Basel Dragons coach Ramesh talking about bowling.

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Cricket Switzerland

Officers' reports (Thu, 21 Jan 2021)

Each Executive Committee Officer (with the execution of the vice President) is required to submit a report ahead of the AGM. Read the reports published to date.
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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Dragons Online Academy: Session Six (Thu, 14 Jan 2021)

On Sunday 17th January 2021 at 10am, session 6 of the Basel Dragon's Online Academy will be live with Michael Hall talking about the laws of cricket.

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Basel Dragons Junior Cricket Club

Dragons Online Academy: Session Five (Thu, 7 Jan 2020)

On Sunday 10th January 2021 at 10am, session 5 of the Basel Dragon's Online Academy will be live with coach Jonty Acton whom will talk about the Art of Captaincy.

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Cricket Switzerland

Annual General Meeting 2021 (Sun, 3 Jan 2021)
The Cricket Switzerland 2021 Annual General Meeting has been scheduled for Saturday 27th February 2021.
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Cricket Switzerland

Website & Social Media Statistics 2020 (Sat, 2 Jan 2020)

The Cricket Switzerland website team has shared the website & social media statistics for 2020.

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Cricket Switzerland

Happy New Year (Fri, 1 Jan 2021)
On behalf of everyone involved at Cricket Switzerland, we wish you all a very happy, successful & healthy 2021!

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