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DLCA face off against another academy from Melbourne
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A clash of two academies

DLCA face off against Da Future Stars from Melbourne between 21st – 24th January, 2019   After months of preparation, the DLCA welcomed Da Future Stars to Adelaide for 4 days of actioned packed cricket. The academy from Melbourne engages predominantly local Australian players and were always sure to be a quality opposition in the…

High Performance Players tour the South Australian Sports Institute
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DLCA players visit South Australian Sports Institute

High Performance Players tour the South Australian Sports Institute   The South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) has the produced the likes of Alex Hill, Anna Mears and Kyle Chalmers. You may not know of all three, but what they have in common doesn’t fall too far from the tree for our High Performance Program players.…

Bailey Doe from Westminster and Brad Young working one-on-one during the 2019 DLCA Schools Program
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Inaugural DLCA Schools Program

Bailey Doe from Westminster and Brad Young working one-on-one during the 2019 DLCA Schools Program   In the past, the DLCA High Performance Program (HPP) has been exclusive to those who sign up for the 10 or 20 week program. This summer we opened the doors to ten up and coming junior stars from Adelaide’s…

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High Performance players take the Barossa Valley

After months of training and playing in the Adelaide metro region, it was time for the players to adventure outside the city and explore the country. What was an action packed day, the DLCA held an internal T20 in Nuriootpa, followed by a wine tour in the world renowned Barossa Valley. The team line-ups for…

Foakes scores 100 on debut
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Returning profit, the key for Foakes

The summer of 2015 saw 21-year-old Ben Foakes travel to Adelaide, Australia and put his best foot forward with the DLCA. A key member of the U17 and U19 England squad, it was clear that Foakes had the talent to make it to the top and excel, for both Surrey and his country. However, there…

DLCA vs South Africa
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DLCA bowlers rewarded against Proteas

Left to right: Mahaaz Ahmed, Raff Hussey, Joshua Bishop and Ned Dunning It is not every day you are able to bowl to an international opponent. However, for four lucky DLCA players, they were rewarded for their hard work at the DLCA and their Australian clubs, and were provided such an opportunity. The afternoon prior…

New DLCA coaching group
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New DLCA coaching group

New DLCA coaching group Left to right: Sean Baker, Peter Muggleton, Darren Lehmann, Mark Harrity, Brad Young and Mark Cosgrove   A new season calls for a new coaching lineup. The DLCA welcomes Mark Harrity (third from left) as the new Head Coach, succeeding Shaun Seigert who had previously lead the academy for 15 years.…

Darren Lehmann and the 2018/19 High Performance Program players
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2018/19 High Performance Program Launch

2018/19 High Performance Program Launch The DLCA High Performance Program kicked off for the 2018/19 season this week! After long haul flights from the other side of the world, players arrived in Adelaide over the weekend from Scotland, England and Barbados. The group were hosted by Darren at a welcome dinner on Sunday night, where…

Ben Wilkinson
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From Scotland to a Cricket World Cup – Ben Wilkinson

From Scotland to a Cricket World Cup – Ben Wilkinson It is not every day you hear the words Cricket World Cup and Scotland in the same sentence. But for Ben Wilkinson, making the 2015 U19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh was everything. And it is was a dream he achieved. Wilkinson arrived at the…

Liam Plunkett at the DLCA
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Plunkett reinvents his game at the DLCA

Plunkett reinvents his game at the DLCA Liam Plunkett was dubbed one of England’s most talented and successful bowlers in the early 2000s. The year is 2005 and Plunkett is Durham’s leading wicket taker and made his Test and ODI debuts for England in their tour¬† of Pakistan. The right arm pace bowler is sending…