Whitgift School set to Visit Desert Springs for Pre-Season Cricket Training Camp


Further to the success of their inaugural visit in 2017, Whitgift School, located in London, South Croydon will be following in the auspicious footsteps of Lancashire CCC & Leicestershire CCC by stepping up preparations for their 2018 cricket campaign by attending a four (4) day pre-season training camp at the Desert Springs Cricket Academy between Tuesday 03rd – Saturday 7th April.

A Whitgift education is unique and exceptionally tailor-made, offering a variety of pathways to qualifications with Whitgift’s sport at the forefront of achievement, with over 120 national titles won in the past five years. More than 40 sports are available, including modern pentathlon, golf, cricket, judo and cycling. Many boys represent their country in a wide variety of sports, or go on to pursue a career at the highest level.

The Whitgift School team training camp will comprise Seventy-One (71) players accompanied by Ten (10) staff, all of whom will be spending their time completing numerous training sessions each day, which will include grass net practice, both bowling and batting and strength, running, speed and agility work at the Cricket Academy.

The squad will also benefit from 3-days 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.

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


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For further information:

Kirk Lovell
+34 647 414 899