Guy’s, King’s & St.Thomas Cricket Club complete pre-season training camp

Guy’s, King’s & St. Thomas Cricket Club (GKTCC) are now back in the UK having completed a five (5) day pre-season training camp comprising seventeen (17) players at Desert Springs ICC accredited Cricket Ground & Academy between Thursday 24th – Tuesday 29th March.

As part of their preparation, the team spent their time completing a specific and carefully planned programme of numerous training sessions covering technical skills, bowling and batting, strength and conditioning and both individual and group activity.

Grass net practice took place at the Cricket Academy. Match simulations, strength and conditioning work, running, speed and agility and fielding work was completed at the Cricket Ground and Gym at the Sierras Sports Club.

GKTCC players commented of their experience;

“The staff were really kind and helpful and the cricket ground is beautiful.”

Rayan Hussain

“Amazing cricket facilities with helpful staff and really nice food at El Torrente restaurant.”

Saihaj Singh Kapoor

“It was great to meet and train next to international players!”

Adam Afzal

“Training next to Cricket Ireland was amazing!”

Aman Patel

“At the cricket academy the net facilities are outstanding.”

Subman Ramzan

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

The players and coaches were accommodated in some of the privately-owned Apartments at Desert Springs and the resort’s executive chef catered for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in the Crocodile Club Restaurant.