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Cricket Switzerland welcome Zurich Sapphires

At the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 27th February 2016, Cricket Switzerland welcomed newly established Zurich Sapphires Cricket Club, Switzerland's first women's cricket team, as affiliate members to the organisation.

Veena Mampilly at indoor training:

"It is with great happiness and pride, we announce the first ever Women's Cricket Club in Switzerland, the Zurich Sapphires Cricket Club (ZSCC). Sapphire of heavenly blue signifies the height of celestial hope and faith, and is believed to bring protection, good fortune and spiritual insight. It is a symbol of power and strength, but also of kindness and wise judgment. What started off end of last year as a hobby for us women trying out the sport Cricket, has now translated into forming a club. The enthusiasm for the sport, the persistence and still not forgetting to have fun are the key reasons behind the success of ZSCC. Zurich Sapphires Cricket Club is an affiliate of Cricket Switzerland, the primary Cricket organization in Switzerland. We currently constitute 22 players both active and passive members. Our regular indoor training sessions take place religiously every Saturday from 09:00- 10:30 @Kantonsschule Hottingen, Minervastrasse 14, 8032 Zürich.

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