Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood set to visit Desert Springs

We are delighted to announce that Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (MTS) will be visiting Desert Springs Resort between Sunday 10th – Thursday 14th July to complete a 5-day cricket tour to conclude their season, at the ICC accredited Desert Springs Cricket Ground & Academy.

As a major sport at MTS, the cricket club regularly field in excess of twenty (20) playing XI’s through-out the Summer Term, participation is coupled with performance with twenty-nine (29) players currently representing their county.  MTS was once again featured as one of the country’s top 100 senior schools in The Cricketer Schools Guide 2022 and has strong links with Middlesex CCC, hosting first class and T20 matches.  Fourteen (14) players and three (3) teaching staff will be involved in a mixture of high performance training, spending their time completing a specific and carefully planned programme of numerous training sessions each day covering technical skills, bowling and batting, strength and conditioning and both individual and group activity.

MTS 1st XI will compete in three (3) T20 and one (1) 50 over fixture against Halifax Junior Cricket League Representative XI on the ICC Accredited Match Ground during their stay at Desert Springs Resort.

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 The Crocodile Club restaurant.

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