DLCA India Tour 2015 - Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy

DLCA India Tour 2015
Bangalore, India
3-14 April 2015
2015 Games Summary
The games will be hosted by the Imtiaz Ahmed Cricket Academy (IACA) in India in 2015 and is designed to provide
International exposure to Cricket Academies across the world with teams from Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Sri
Lanka taking on the locals.
The games a great opportunity for young talented cricketers to test their skills in different conditions against International
opposition of the same age and make some new friends on the other side of the world.
Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy
The Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy (DLCA) works closely with the English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the South
Australian Cricket Association (SACA) to provide a Centre of Excellence for participants attending from all over the world. The
focus of the DLCA program is to provide a total life experience, not just a cricket one whilst looking at an individual’s future
within the game and provides guidance to improve and strive to achieve at your particular level.
Since opening in 2005, the DLCA has help to fast track the careers of players such as Monty Panesar, Phil Mustard, Ajmal
Shahzad, Samit Patel, Scott Borthwick, Joe Root, Alex Hales & James Hildreth to higher honours. The DLCA has had 12
players progress to International Cricket and 80 on to First Class Cricket. The DLCA has scholars sent from leading cricket
organisations such as the ECB (England & Wales Cricket Board), MCC, Sri Lanka Cricket, West Indies, & UK First Class
The DLCA also offers winter specialist programs for cricketers wanting to develop their game during the off season and
opportunities to tour the world such as the touring the India. 9 players from tours have progressed into State underage
Representative teams from these tours.
Having hosted a successful tour to Sri Lanka in 2013, the DLCA believes it has the ability to bring out the best in a player by
giving them exposure to a High Performance program and experiences they would normally on have access to if they were in
a State or International representative team.
“The trip was a real eye opener and we had many interesting cultural experiences with food and the locals. There was
never a dull moment and all the boys, parents and coaches alike got on in a very positive manner. I will treasure these
memories as well as the friendships made on the trip for a long time yet”.
- Patrick Glynn (DLCA Sri Lankan Tour Member 2013)
This tour package consists of a touring group of 15-man players (in twin rooms) and 3 support staff for an 11 night tour.
Please note the package includes International flights (ex. Adelaide), four and a half star accommodation including
breakfasts and dinner, transport in an air conditioned coach, all the cricket and tournament logistical costs including venue
hire, umpires, scorers, match day lunches and water, as well as a contribution towards local team costs which we have to
support. A ticket to an IPL fixture will also be included in the package.
A 20% tour deposit is required upon confirmation with the final balance payable six weeks prior to the tournament’s
Arrangements for family members and friends wishing to travel with the group can also be made.
There will be both T20 and 50 over matches included in the games, with a white ball and official game coloured playing kit.
The 50 over component will comprise of 6 matches. The T20 component of the games will see teams play 2 T20 games.
A closing ceremony will be held at a nearby 5 star hotel with a cultural show performed by local Indian artists a highlight.
Players will also have the opportunity to go to an IPL match during the trip.
$ 3995 (plus GST)
11 night’s accommodation at a 4.5 Star Hotel (Breakfast and Dinner included)
Air conditioned coach transfers for the full tour including arrival, departure & match transfers
Ground fees for 8 matches, umpires fees, venue hire, scorers fees, coaching fees, white match balls
Playing kit for each player included specially tailored coloured trousers, shirts and caps (2 sets per player)
Indian lunches on match days
Support staff including a cricket liaison officer for the duration of the tournament
A ticket to an IPL fixture
Spending Money
Lunch during the non-playing days
Overseas Passport
Past scholar England’s Joe Root
“Cricket tours provide valuable cultural and life experiences and are some of the most memorable
moments of your life. India has been particularly special for me with the fanatical supporters, and
the glitz and glamour of the IPL making it a memorable experience. ”
- Darren Lehmann
Shaun Seigert (m) +61 422 435 203 or [email protected]