Leeds Beckett University set to return to Desert Springs for pre-season warm weather cricket training camp


With the domestic cricket season drawing ever closer, for the second consecutive year, Leeds Beckett University Cricket Club will be following in the auspicious footsteps of Holland, Germany and Denmark Cricket by stepping up their preparations for the 2020 campaign by completing a four (4) day warm weather pre-season training camp at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground & Academy between Tuesday 24th – Saturday 28th March.

The Leeds Beckett University training camp will comprise twenty-six (26) players and six (6) coaches, led by former Essex & Yorkshire leg spinner, Head Coach, Tom Craddock, who 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.

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, and competitive T20 matches shall take place at the Cricket Ground on Thursday 26th & Friday 27th March.

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The players and coaches will be accommodated in some of the privately-owned Apartments 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 both El Torrente and the Crocodile Club Restaurant.


For further information contact:

Nick Gaywood
+44 (0)7793 558 132