Zurich Crickets win U11 Summer Cup

Embrach Zurich, - 22nd and 23rd July 2021

Defending champions, Zurich Crickets CC successfully defended their title against Basel & Leman (Gingins+GRYCC) teams for 2021 tournament held at Embrach, Zurich on Thursday and Friday 22/23rd July and won the last outdoor U11 tournament of the 2020-21cricketing season.


Last year due to COVID junior cricket too was impacted as some of the important junior tournaments were cancelled, however it also gave birth to a new outdoor tournament: the Summer Cup. This year, the tournament was hosted by Zurich Crickets at Embrach in newly laid Notts pitch. The format of the tournament was a 3-team round-robin, giving each team an opportunity to play one another twice, and the team finishing at top were to be crowned as new champions!

ZCCC U11s winners of the 2021 U11 summer cup (Embrach, 22 & 23.7.2021)
ZCCC U11s winners of the 2021 U11 summer cup (Embrach, 22 & 23.7.2021)

Round one fixtures and results

Results Summary
Match 1 :
BDJCC U11s 126-7 (Nihanth 25* Kabir 12; Vedant 2-15, Dhruv 2-17) bt
ZCCC U11s 119-3 (Vedant 20*, Abhinav 12*; Nihanth 1-19, Aayansh 1-12) by 7 runs
Match 2
Gingins/GRYCC U11s 112-3 (Aaditya 22*, Anhad 20, Samanyu 20*; Phoenix 1-0, Kabir 1-17) bt
BDJCC U11s 11 111-7 ( Vidheya 20*, Nihanth 16, Sandesh 11*; Anhad 3-10, Samanyu 1-7,
Aaditya 1-20) by 7 wickets
Match 3
ZCCC U11s 109-6 (Dhruv 21*, Abhinav 21*, Vedant 16, Samanyu 2-9; Zacchary 1-7) bt
Gingins/GRYCC U11s 108-8 (Anhad 21*, Jhonti 18 ; Anannya 16*; Alfie Ckt 3-9, Vedant 2-6) by
3 wickets
Day 1 finished with all the team finishing on equal points, setting up an exciting final day.
Match 4
ZCCC U11s 91-2 (Dhruv 20*, Avik 17, Raahi, 11*, Vedant 10*; Aaditya 1-24) bt
Gingins/GRYCC U11s 90-8 (Samanyu 26*, Anhad 17*, Jhonti 13 ; Alfie 2-9, Harsh 1-8) by 7
wickets.
Match 5
Gingins/GRYCC U11s 111 all out (Anhad 23, Jhonti 13*; Kabir 2-3, Vidheya 1-14) bt
BDJCC U11s 11 56 all out(Kabir 17*, Christopher 5; Anhad 3-4, Aaditya 1-4, Ananya 1-7, Casper
1-7) by 55 runs
Match 6
ZCCC U11s 89-7 (Avik 27*, Abhinav 14; Vidheya 2-7, Ayansh 1-15, Advik 1-15) bt
BDJCC U11s 87 all out (Vidheya 30*, Tejas K 10*,Alfie Cockett 3-9, Alfie Coulson 1-2, Siddhant
1-2, Raahi 1-4) by 1 wicket

Points table

2021 U11 summer cup points table

Top performers

In a tournament where inclusiveness is one of the key goals, stats don't always reflect the complete picture, however it highlights the players who performed consistently well throughout the tournament.

1. Top 10 Batting performances

2021 U11 summer cup - top batters
2021 U11 summer cup - top batters

2. Top 10 Bowling performances

2021 U11 summer cup - top bowlers

3. Top 5 fielding performances

2021 U11 summer cup - top fielders

Special thanks to all the umpires and scorers for the wonderful contribution.


Spirit of Cricket Award to all U9s for competing so well at the U11 event.

Nilesh Chorvada
Tournament Director
ZCCC, 27th July 2021