The Men’s national team of Cricket Ireland will be stepping up their preparations for the 2024 season with a six (6) day Training camp at Desert Springs ICC accredited Cricket Ground & Academy between Saturday 28th January – Friday 2nd February.
Having recently returned from a Test, ODI and T20I tour to Zimbabwe, eleven (11) players and four (4) 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. The training camp is in preparation for a upcoming tour to Afghanistan in February 2024.
Grass net practice, both bowling and batting will take place at the Cricket Academy. Bowlers run-throughs, fielding, 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;
“It a great honour to welcome Cricket Ireland Men’s National team back to Desert Springs to kick off our 2024 cricket season. It is a privilege for the resort and testimony to the quality of both the cricket and resort facilities we provide, and we very much look forward to providing them with a warm welcome.”
The players and coaches will be accommodated in some of the privately-owned apartments at Desert Springs and the resort’s executive chef will be on hand to cater for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining at El Torrente Restaurant
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Captain Paul Stirling in Zimbabwe, January 2024.
Cricket Ireland Training Camp at Desert Springs Resort, February 2023.