In 2018 Zurich Crickets CC will run two cricket camps for U19 players with the Hampshire coaches Chris Wheeler, Keith Whiting and Simon Hammond.
The first U19 cricket camp will take place over the Easter break, Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April, and is also designed as preparation for the Swiss Academy U19 tour to Barbados in July.
Chris Wheeler will also be accompanying this squad to the 17-day Garfield Sobers U19 International Tournament in Barbados (7-24 July 2018).
The second Hampshire camp will take place during the long Ascension weekend, Thursday 10th May – Sunday 13th May, and will be another opportunity for the Under 19 players to train together and play a match against adult opposition.
To complete their preparations the Under 19 squad then meets in June to compete at the 2018 International Cricket Festival in Zuoz on 23rd & 24th June.
Interestingly, this year the Cricket Festival will include an MCC team and a Qatar XI among the eight invited teams.