The Men’s National Cricket Team of Italy will be stepping up their preparations for the ICC Europe sub-regional T20 World Cup qualifying finals to be held at Desert Springs Resort in October, 2021, by completing a three (3) day training camp at the Desert Springs ICC accredited Cricket Ground & Academy between Sunday 10th – Tuesday 12th October.
Between Wednesday 13th – Friday 22nd October, 2021, over nine intense days, four top European nations; Jersey, Germany, Denmark and Italy will compete to see which two will qualify for the World Cup T20 qualifiers scheduled for early 2022. From that final round of qualifiers, the top four teams will compete in the ICC T20 World Cup finals in Australia in October 2022.
The Italy Cricket training camp will comprise fourteen (14) players and three (3) coaches, all of whom will be spending their time completing a specific and carefully planned programme of numerous training sessions each day covering technical skills, fielding drills, bowling and batting, strength and conditioning and both individual and group activity.
Training matches with specific match play situation, strength and conditioning work, running, speed and agility work will be completed at the Cricket Ground whilst bowling and batting practice shall take place at the cricket academy.
The Desert Springs Cricket Ground which shall be utilised by Italy National Men’s Cricket Team during their training camp
The players and coaches will be accommodated in some of the privately-owned Apartments and Villas 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 El Torrente restaurant.