Between Thursday 7th – Tuesday 12th February, Dollar School Cricket Academy will be following in the auspicious footsteps of Lancashire County Cricket Club by stepping up their preparations for the 2019 cricket season by attending a five (5) day pre-season training camp at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground & Academy.
Founded in 1818, Dollar Academy is one of Scotland’s leading independent co-educational day and boarding schools for boys and girls aged 5 to 18. The open campus occupies a 70-acre site in the centre of the town of Dollar in Central Scotland.
Cricket is one of the principal sports at Dollar Academy, offering coaching and the opportunity for regular competitive play to all pupils from Junior 1 to Form VI. The school has outstanding facilities and first-class coaching for both groups and individuals, which includes frequent visits from internationalists.
The team training camp will comprise Twenty (20) players all of whom will be spending their time completing numerous training sessions each day, accompanied by Four (4) coaching staff.
Grass net practice, both bowling and batting will take place at the Cricket Academy. Strength and conditioning work, running, speed and agility work will be completed at the Cricket Ground and Gym at the Sierras Sports Club with the culmination of the camp ending in a competitive T20 Match at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground.
Accommodation for the players and coaches is in some of the privately-owned apartments at Desert Springs Resort normally reserved for holidays and short breaks and the resort’s executive chef will be on hand to cater for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in the resort’s Crocodile Club Restaurant.
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For further information:
+34 647 414 899
The Desert Springs Cricket Ground where Dollar Cricket Academy shall train and play during their winter training camp