Merchant Taylor’s School, Northwood are now back in the UK having completed a five (5) day end of season tour comprising sixteen (16) players and three (3) teaching staff at Desert Springs ICC accredited Cricket Ground & Academy.
The team spent their time completing a specific and carefully planned programme of numerous training sessions covering technical skills, bowling and batting, and both individual and group activity. Grass net practice, took place at the Cricket Academy. Strength and conditioning work, running, speed and agility work was completed at the Cricket Ground and Gym at the Sierras Sports Club. The tour culminated with matches multiple T20, 40 Over and 30 Over on the ICC Accredited Match Ground here at Desert Springs Resort.
Ian McGowen, Director of Cricket at Merchant Taylors’ School remarked;
“The cricket facilities are second to none, the pitches are very good quality and the outfield is beautiful, giving the boys a platform to perform. An experience the boys will look back on for years to come.”
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Caron Evans-Evans, Senior Master at Merchant Taylors’ School commented;
“Desert Springs is a fantastic resort with helpful and friendly staff. The sporting facilities are excellent, especially the cricket ground which is first rate.”
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
Merchant Taylors’ School 1st XI
Merchant Taylors’s School in action on the Desert Springs ICC Accredited Match Ground