Malvern College complete successful Pre-Season Training Camp at Desert Springs Cricket Academy


Malvern College Cricket players are now back in England having completed a successful four (4) days of warm weather pre-season cricket and fitness training between Monday 09th and Friday 13th April at Desert Springs Resort, Europe’s only international award-winning luxury family resort and championship desert golf course with its very own dedicated Cricket Ground and Academy, in the Almanzora region of Almeria, Andalucía in south-east Spain.

Malvern College Director of Cricket Noel Brett, with Malvern College Cricket Coach Richard Coughtrie and Sports Coach Liam Smith, accompanied Twenty-Two (22) players who completed bowling, batting and fielding practice as well as strength and conditioning training sessions and match simulations on the new cricket ground, as they stepped up their physical preparations for the upcoming 2018 season.

Malvern College Director of Cricket Noel Brett commented:

“We have had a fantastic time at Desert Springs and been looked after so well. The facilities are second to none and have been great for our cricket. We will definitely try and come back in the future.”

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

Sports Coach Liam Smith remarked;

“Awesome week! 10/10 cricket tour facilities, one of the best tours ever!”

Malvern College Cricket Coach, Richard Coughtrie commented:

“A fantastic week of cricket in the sun. The boys have had a wonderful week with great facilities.”

A few of the Malvern College players said of their pre-season training experience at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground & Academy:

“A brilliant week with amazing cricket facilities.” Will Hartley

“Sensational cricket tour!” Jamie Hawkins

“Beautiful accommodation and facilities.” Jack Whitfield

The players and coaches were accommodated in some of the privately-owned apartments and townhouses normally reserved for holidays and short breaks at Desert Springs and the resort’s executive chef was on hand to cater for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in the Crocodile Club Restaurant.


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


For further information:

Kirk Lovell
+34 647 414 899