Ockbrook & Borrwash CC 1st XI team and U’13 team are now back in the UK having completed a three (3) day pre-season training camp comprising forty-two (42) players at Desert Springs ICC accredited Cricket Ground & Academy between Saturday 9th – Tuesday 12th April.
As part of their preparation, the teams spent their time completing a specific and carefully planned programme of numerous training sessions covering technical skills, bowling and batting, strength and conditioning 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 training camp culminated with Ockbrook & Borrwash CC competing in two T20 matches against Buckingham Town and Barnt Green CC, at the Desert Springs ICC accredited cricket ground.
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The players and coaches were accommodated in some of the privately-owned Apartments and townhouses at Desert Springs and the resort’s executive chef catered for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in the Crocodile Club Restaurant.
Ockbrook & Borrwash CC v’s Buckingham Town CC at the Desert Springs ICC accredited Cricket Ground
Ockbrook & Borrwash U’13 squad training at the Desert Springs Cricket Academy