Cricket Ireland Men prepare for Zimbabwe Tour at Desert Springs Resort

The Men’s national team of Cricket Ireland will be stepping up their preparations for their upcoming tour ODI and T20I tour of Zimbabwe with a Six (6) day White Ball Training camp at Desert Springs ICC accredited Cricket Ground & Academy between Sunday 19th – Friday 24th November 2023.

Fifteen (15) players and six (6) coaching staff will be involved in a mixture of high performance training, spending their time completing a specific and carefully planned programme of numerous training sessions each day covering technical skills, bowling and batting, strength and conditioning and both individual and group activity.

Centre wicket practise and Match simulations, strength and conditioning work, running, speed and agility work will be completed at the Cricket Ground and Gym at the Sierras Sports Club.

Desert Springs Cricket Manager Peter Scott commented;

“After the success of the recently concluded ICC Women’s T20 European World Cup Qualifiers and the Ireland v Scotland ODI/T20I ‘Celtic Challenge Series’ it is a great honour to be chosen by Cricket Ireland for the White Ball Preparation camp for the Men’s National side.  Ireland will be preparing for a 3 ODI and 3 T20I series against Zimbabwe in early December, for which we wish them well.”

The players and coaches will be accommodated in some of the privately-owned Villas at Desert Springs and the resort’s executive chef will be on hand to cater for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in the Crocodile Club Restaurant

To view the video of the Desert Springs Cricket Academy Click Here