Samit Patel forces his way into the England reckoning with starring role in T20 Blast final

Samit Patel, man of the match in the NatWest T20 Blast finalwhen Nottinghamshire Outlaws beat Birmingham Bears by 22 runs, has not heard from the England selectors since the tour of South Africa in 2015-16. But his batting has improved to the point where he can master most situations, he is only 32 and at the […]

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SCHOLAR BESS JOINS ELITE COMPANY

Somerset spinner Dominic Bess who has been at the DLCA for the last 2 seasons has joined rare company in the early stages of his career. Since 1997 no Englishman has taken more wickets after 6 games than Bess, and he joins this list of bowlers who have done it previously Muralitharan Ajmal MacGill Kaneria […]

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GUTSCHE BREAKS HIS RECORD, NOW HE’S TOURING INDIA WITH HIS ACADEMY

Blake Gutsche will tour India with the Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy (DLCA) in a couple of weeks, when 12 months ago he broke Darren Lehmanns record for the youngest double centurion in Grade Cricket, at the age of 17 years and 29 days. Blake will tour India on a Lord Taverners Scholarship, which is to […]

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March 17 Newsletter

DLCA SCHOLAR ROOT BECOMES CAPTAIN OF ENGLAND                Joe Root has stepped to the pinnacle of English Cricket, becoming the 80th Test Captain of the England Cricket Team. Joe Root attended the DLCA in 2010/11, having played just 1 One Day game for Yorkshire. He was sent to the DLCA […]

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Livingstone defies heat to score century for England Lions

Lancashire’s Liam Livingstone continued his impressive form for England Lions in Sri Lanka with a century in demanding conditions on the opening day of the second four-day match. Livingstone’s 105, alongside a half-century from Tom Westley, led England Lions to 339 for 9 while left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara took 7 for 114 from 37 overs. […]

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PLAYER BLOG: HANKINS ON LIFE DOWN UNDER

I am glad to say that I have extended my contract with Gloucestershire until the end of the 2019 season.  For me there was no doubt in what I wanted to do and that was to stay at this amazing club which has so much potential for the future. My first year as a professional […]

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EXTRACT FROM DLCA FEBRUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER

DLCA COACH BOTHA PLAYS IN BBL06 FINAL DLCA Coach, and former South African International Johan Botha, has just played in this seasons Big Bash League final, playing for the Sydney Sixers against the Perth Scorchers. The Perth Scorchers proved too strong in the Final, winning by 9 wickets. Botha http://www.mindanews.com/buy-imitrex/ made 34 for the Sixers […]

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EXTRACT FROM DLCA FEBRUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER

DLCA v REDBACKS 2NDX1 The DLCA have just completed their 2 day game against the Redback 2ndX1, which included International players Joe Mennie and Chad Sayers. As they prepare for the post BBL period, the Redbacks used the game for competition as they go into 5 Shield games in quick succession. Sam Raphael completed a […]

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GODSAL SELECTED FOR ENGLAND U/19’s

Middlesex County Cricket Club is delighted to announce that nineteen-year-old pace bowler Arthur Godsal has been called up to the England Lions Under 19’s touring party in India. Godsal, who has spent this winter at the Darren Lehmann Academy in Adelaide, Australia, will travel to India to join up with the rest of the touring […]

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Lehmann Academy links with North Coast Cricket

THE NORTH Cricket Council will partner with the Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy for the first time this summer to further the development of aspiring young cricketers. The Grafton Toyota North Coast Cricket Council Academy is a cricket coaching program for elite junior cricketers boasting former players such as Adam Gilchrist, Joe Mennie and Tom Cooper […]

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