Cricket Ireland Women’s XI Select Desert Springs for Training Camp

The Women’s national team of Cricket Ireland will be stepping up their preparations for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup campaign with a six (6) day Training camp at Desert Springs ICC accredited Cricket Ground & Academy between Wednesday 11th – Monday 16th January 2023.

Twelve (12) players and five (5) 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.

Grass net practice will take place at the Cricket Academy. 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 Group Sales & Marketing Manager Simon Coaker commented;

“Having hosted the Men’s National team, U19 Girl’s and the Women’s National team in 2022, to now have the opportunity to host the Women’s National team as they prepare for the ICC T20 World Cup 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.”

Cricket Ireland Women’s Head Coach Ed Joyce, commented;

“The Senior Women’s Team are looking forward to accessing the excellent outdoor facilities at Desert Springs, again, in order to best prepare for the ICC T20 World Cup in South Africa”

The players and coaches will be accommodated in some of the privately-owned Apartments and townhouses 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