Nomads Zurich CC 352-8 (40 overs) beat Winterthur 204ao (39.1. overs) by 148 runs
Deutweg, Sunday 19th April 2015
Winterthur took on last year's league champions, Nomdas Zurich cricket Club, in a friendly 40 over match at Deutweg on Sunday 19th April 2015.
Nomads won the toss and elected to bat on a, despite the cool northerly breeze, glorious sunny April's day.
Winterthur's opening bowling partnership started well, restricting Nomdas to 19-2 off the first six overs. But Nomads brothers Azeen and Faheem were to prove unbeaten, both retiring on centuries after taking Nomads to 257-5, Nomads eventually completely their 40 overs on 352-8.
Winterthur inngins also started well, Steve taking Winterthur to 63-2, before walking to a caught behind despite not being triggered by umpire A.Mackay. Winterthur then collapsed to 85-5.
However, Winterthur captain Tom Mampilly, with the help of Parfull and Mahmood, steered the tail to a respectable 204ao 11 balls short of their 40 overs, to lose the game by a rather convincing
To beat last year's champions was an ambitious objective and a very stern test for Winterthur, and although the ordeal proved to stern a test on this occasion, there were some positives to be
taken from the game.