News archive 2018

Krebsliga Schweiz letter or thanks

(Sat, 25 March 2018)

At Cricket on Ice 2018 participants raised Fr 509.10 for the Swiss League against Cancer (Krebsliga Schweiz) which was promptly recognised by the charity.

OCs win COI 2018

(Sat, 04 March 2018)

Old Cholmeleians winners of COI 2018
Old Cholmeleians winners of COI 2018

Old Cholmeleians XI won three from three games, beating Cricket on Ice debutants Old Paulines, the Lyceum Alpinum and finally the hosts, St Moritz Cricket Club, to win the Cricket On Ice Trophy for the second successive year.


Read all about Cricket on Ice 2018.

Chosen Charity 2018

(Sat, 04 February 2018)

krebsliga schweiz

The Cricket On Ice chosen charity in 2018 is Krebsliga Schweiz.
During the course of the event we will ask for donations for the Swiss League against Cancer (Krebsliga Schweiz) as we intend to raise money for this charity and make a donation in the name of our friend & colleague Peter Märky who sadly passed away on Wednesday 24th May 2017 after a battle against the disease.
If you can't make it to a match or to the gala dinner you can still donate directly to the Krebsliga Schweiz or you can contact us via email.

Introducing the Officials 2018

(Fri, 26 January 2018)

Cricket On Ice officials 2018

We are pleased to announce that there are four qualified officials for the 2018 Cricket On Ice Trophy.
The very international team of officials for this year's event are Peter de Boeck (B), Asvin Lakkaraju (CH), Rakbir Hasan (I) & Sunil Rajappan (UK).
This team of esteemed umpires will be charged with keeping the tournament on time and that everyone plays within the Spirit Of Cricket-On-Ice, in addition to making the occasional decision on the snow!

Cricket On Ice gala dinner

(Sat, 13 Jan 2018)

The 2018 Cricket On Ice gala dinner will be hosted by Hote Steffani.

The evening begins with an apéro from 7pm, kindly sponsored by our hosts, the Hotel Steffani and guests will be invited to be seated for a delightful four-course meal created by the the Hotel Steffani kitchen staff some time after 7.30pm.
Some short speeches, words of thanks and awards will be offered by the evening's Master of Ceremonies and captain of Old Cholmeleians XI, Mr. John Zani, and SMCC President Mr. John Hallam.

Over the last two months we have been introducing the teams that will compete for the Cricket On Ice Trophy in 2018. The last team are the hosts, St Moritz Cricket Club.

St Moritz Cricket Club in 2017
St Moritz Cricket Club in 2017

St Moritz Cricket Club are your hosts for the most prestigious & most exotic event in the Swiss cricketing calendar, the Cricket on Ice Trophy.


St Moritz Cricket Club (strictly by invitation only) are a conglomeration of friends & guests of Cricket on Ice.

SMCC draw cricketing guests from across Switzerland & the world. Over the years the team has included some famous current & ex-international cricketers, Swiss & foreign dignitaries, players from the Swiss cricketing community & friends of the President.

It gives us great please to announce that the third team that will compete in the Cricket On Ice Trophy 2018 is the Old Cholmeleians XI.

Old Cholmeleians XI in 2017
Old Cholmeleians XI in 2017

With great pleasure we can announce that the third team to compete in next years Cricket on Ice #COI will be Cricket On Ice regulars, the Old Cholmeleians XI.

An Old Cholmeleians XI have been regular guests at Cricket on Ice since 1995. The Old Cholmeleians are old boys of Highgate School, a private school situated in North London. Highgate pupils excel academically & in sport and there are many famous ex-pupils that include judges, solicitors, politicians, pop singers, ex-professional cricketer (including Phil `Tuffers` Tufnell) and athletes.

The second of the four teams that will compete for the Cricket On Ice Trophy in 2018 are our St Moritz neighbours, the Lyceum Alpinum from Zuoz.

Lyceum Alpinum at Cricket On Ice in 2017
Lyceum Alpinum at Cricket On Ice in 2017

The Lyceum Alpinum is a private & boarding school just 25 kilometres along the valley from St Moritz in Zuoz. The cricket XI is made up predominantly of students from the school, but also include school-masters, cricket coaches and Old Boys of the school.


Boarding students are typically sons & daughters of very successful businessmen & women (not necessarily based in Switzerland), catering for international students by offering German, Swiss, British & American educational systems. Cricket & Eton Fives are two sports that are traditionally played at the school to assist in developing character & team building skills. And there is always a professional cricket coach at hand at the school.

Introducing Old Paulines CC

(Sat, 18 Nov 2017)

Over the months building up to the event we will be introducing the four teams that will compete for the Cricket On Ice Trophy in 2018. First up, debutants Old Paulines Cricket Club.

Old Paulines Cricket Club, Thames Ditton
Old Paulines Cricket Club, Thames Ditton

Old Paulines Cricket Club claim to be a friendly, open club, always ready to welcome new members whether old boys of St Paul’s or not.
They have fantastic facilities at their home ground in Thames Ditton, two superb pitches complemented by the Colets Health Club and bar and play league and friendly cricket on Saturdays and Sundays, providing something for any level of ability or commitment. 

We are very pleased to announce that Daniel Weston and his team at German Cricket TV will be at every match of Cricket On Ice 2018 to catch all the action.


In addition to wicket-cams and cameras around the boundary, both umpires will also wear cameras so as to ensure we catch all the action at Cricket On Ice 2018.

St Moritz Cricket Club, organisers of Cricket On Ice in St Moritz is pleased to announce that McCafferty Asset Management has become our latest sponsor & supporter of the event.

McCafferty Asset Management

As an independent asset manager McCaffery Asset Management specialise in property asset management for private and institutional investors. From their offices in Manchester, London, Munich, Bern, Wollerau & Zurich, they serve a wide range of clients with predominantly commercial assets, but also residential, across the UK, Germany & Switzerland.


John Hallam, President of St Moritz Cricket Club said, "I'd like to also add my thanks...this will go a long way to helping us in our efforts to continually improve the experience for all the enthusiasts that take part in our event".

Competing teams 2018

(St Moritz, 2nd October 2017)

The four teams that will compete in the three-day Twenty20 format Cricket On Ice Trophy 2018 are St Moritz Cricket Club (hosts), Old Cholmeleians (Highgate, London), Lyceum Alpinum (Zuoz) & Old Paulines CC (Thames Ditton).

Over the next few months we will introduce old & new faces in short articles on website and as we build up to the competition (8-10. February 2018).

Announcing Cricket on Ice 2018

(St Moritz, 1st September 2017)

Cricket on Ice 2018, the 31st edition and the most prestigious event in the domestic Swiss cricketing calendar, will take place on the lake of St Moritz from Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th February 2018.

As in previous years, four teams have been invited to participate in this three-day Twenty20 competition for the honour of lifting the prestigious Cricket On Ice Trophy.