En Marche, Saturday 4th September 2021
Result: Schweiz U13s 138-6 in 25.0 overs (Emaad 25* , Avik 25*; Anhad 1-16 , Samanyu 1-16) beat Suisse U13s 110 all out in 22.4 overs (Ayan 17, Anikait 14; Vedant 3-21, Ved 1-4) by 25 runs
The Léman Cup is the first match of the new cricketing season. Where top cricketers from East Switzerland (Schweiz U13s) play against West Switzerland (Suisse U13s) . This year the match was played on 4th September 2021.
Schweiz U13s won the toss and elected to bat first, Suisse U13s bowlers put on an excellent bowling display, Anhad (1-16) and Samanyu (1-16) were pick of the bowlers. With batsmen applying themselves well, Schweiz U13 were able to put up a competitive total 138. Avik (25*) anchored the innings and Emaad (25*) provided the acceleration at the end.
Team Suisse looked well set to chase the target Ayan (17*) and Anhad (9*) scoring at a good pace. With the depth in the batting line up for Suisse U13s, the match was right in balance at 71 for 3. Things were looking good for an exciting finish, however Vedant’s (3-21) triple wicket maiden, swung the match in favour of Team Schweiz. Anikait (14) gave a good fighting innings.
With excellent fielding and bowling display, Schweiz U13s got the remaining wickets. Suisse finished 110 in 22.4 overs.
In addition to players mentioned above there were other notable performances by players from both teams, especially Jhonti, Noah and Aaditya from team Suisse and Furqan, Fynn, Chris from the team Schweiz.
For his spirited performance, Emaad (25* and 3 catches) was won Spirit of Cricket award and his match changing bowling Vedant Chorvada (4.0-1-21-3) was adjudged Player of the Match.