COME AND PLAY CRICKET AT LA MANGA CLUB RESORT - THE HOME OF SPANISH CRICKET.
8th - 12th April 2018 Youth cricket festival
Come and play in the resorts two centrepiece Cricket Tournaments for 2018 and face one of the Cricket Espana National sides.
The resort already boasts two artificial wickets and numerous nets and when the centre is finished, the facilities will include six updated first-class grass pitches on the two two existing grounds, plus 18 grass and five artificial net lanes – all with 25-yard run-ups. In addition, there will also be specialist grass fielding, catching and wicket-keeping areas.
Chad Harpur, director of sports at La Manga Club, said: “La Manga Club prides itself on being one of the world’s elite sporting resorts, making it the obvious choice to build Europe’s first cricket performance centre.
“State-of-the-art facilities such as this demonstrates the resort’s desire to keep on improving and investing in the future, and we’re looking forward to welcoming cricket’s present and next generation of stars to La Manga Club over the coming years.”
Regularly used for warm-weather training breaks by county and international teams as well as being a regular venue for ICC European tournaments, La Manga Club is widely regarded as the ‘home of cricket’ in Spain.
Boasting an average 300 days’ sun a year, the resort’s ideal Mediterranean climate makes it possible to train outdoors in the sunshine all-year round, and the cricket centre is a further illustration of La Manga Club’s commitment to providing both professional and amateur athletes with the perfect training experience.
Set in 1,400 acres, La Manga Club boasts unrivalled facilities including a High Performance Sports Centre and recently-opened modern high-altitude training facility iAltitude. Additionally, there are three 18-hole golf courses, a 28-court tennis centre and a 2,000sqm spa and fitness centre. It also offers the choice of a five-star hotel, four-star serviced apartments and more than 20 bars and restaurants.
For more details on La Manga Club, visit www.lamangaclub.com.