Abingdon Preparatory School Cricket Academy at Desert Springs

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Dateline: 28th March 2018
Source: Desert Springs Resort
Subject: Cricket at Desert Springs
Title: Abingdon Preparatory School Cricket Academy set to visit Desert Springs for Pre-Season Cricket Training Camp

   

Between Tuesday 17th – Saturday 21st April, Abingdon Preparatory School will be stepping up their preparations for their 2018 cricket campaign by attending a four (4) day pre-season training camp at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground & Academy.

Situated in 35 acres in the centre of Abingdon, just south of Oxford, Abingdon School is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys aged 11-18. Abingdon Prep School is a day school for boys aged 4 to 13. There are around 1,000 boys at Abingdon and a further 250 boys at the Prep School.

The team training camp will comprise Twenty-Two (22) players aged 12-13 years, all of whom will be spending their time completing numerous training sessions each day, accompanied by Three (3) coaching staff.

Grass net practice, both bowling and batting will take place at the Cricket Academy, along with strength and conditioning work, running, speed and agility work.

The squad will also benefit from use of the Academy Ground at Desert Springs, incorporating specific practice sessions involving; throw downs, slip catch training and fielding exercises as well as match simulations.

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:

Kirk Lovell
+34 647 414 899
kl@almanzora.com