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About the Academy

The MCC Cricket Academy is London's premier indoor cricket destination and one of the finest facilities of its kind in the world.

About the MCC Cricket Academy

Founded in the 1970s the MCC Cricket Academy has produced some of the world's finest cricketers.

Open to the public, the MCC Academy, features state-of-the-art facilities, (including the latest Hawk-Eye™ technology, and new offering, Pitch Vision) and will continue to help a wide range of cricketers - from elite players to absolute beginners - develop their batting, bowling and fielding skills.

Regular users include Middlesex players, MCC's Young Cricketers and international cricketers preparing to appear in major matches at Lord's. During the 2011 summer, India legend Sachin Tendulkar spent several weeks preparing for the series against England at the MCC Academy.

High quality coaching is available throughout the year, with intensive courses being staged during the school holidays, half terms, at Christmas, Easter and in the summer.

The MCC Cricket Academy plays host to a wide variety of other events during the course of the year including the annual London Youth Games.

Some of the MCC Cricket Academy features are the following:

  • HawkEye analysis technology & analysis suite
  • Pitch Vision technology for instant in-net video feedback
  • Top quality netting, lighting and 'Supergrasse' playing surface across eight lanes
  • Merlin spin-bowling-machine, as used by the pros
  • Cricket equipment shop
  • Coffee Shop
  • Newly refurbished dressing rooms & showers

Watch: Inside the MCC Cricket Academy


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