The Geneva Sri Lanka Cricket Club (GESLCC) has been in existence since late 70s and has won the Swiss Championship more than five occasions since its inception. GESLCC is also the Swiss League Champions in 1998, 1999, 2010,2011,2013, and 2014. Recently, the GESLCC has seriously taken up the responsibility of promoting cricket in Switzerland with a view to introduce the game to those who are interested in sports and have an appetite to learn new types of sports.
The GESLCC will be touring Sri Lanka for the fourth time to play tournaments in Jaffna, Dambulla, Hambantota, Galle, and Colombo from 19 March through 2 April. For this tour, the club has invited a few players from various other clubs to participate in friendly games so that more Swiss Cricketers would get the opportunity to experience playing in Sri Lanka.
The schedule of the matches is as follows:
- March 21 vs North provincial team (l) in Jaffna
- March 23 vs North provincial team (ll) in Jaffna
- March 25 vs North central provincial team in Dambulla
- March 27 vs Southern provincial team in Hambantota
- March 29 vs Southern provincial team in Galle
- March 30 vs Colombo district
- March 31 vs Colombo district
Sri Lanka is one of those destinations on everyone’s ‘bucket list’. As well as watching cricket in exotic places like Jaffna, Dambulla, Hambantota, Galle, and Colombo and epic world-class sightseeing in Sri Lanka would make the team and their families who would accompany them a wonderful experience.
Cricket tours and Cricket holidays are our first love and over the years our team at such stunning destinations all over the world has provided unmatched experienced throughout. It is our aim to carefully design to create an experience that will both excite and delight, combining thrilling cricketing action on the field with a whole host of truly exquisite experiences in whichever the places GESLCC is playing.
This tour specially benefits Sri Lanka “unity through cricket” because the team put together consists of players of different cultures and religions.
The tour squad comprises of;
|Sunil Perera (Manager of GESLCC)
Favourite drink : Red wine
Favourite Swiss cricket players : Dugal Jansz & Sanjeevan Theaver
Favourite International Player : Aravinda De Silva