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The ICC Academy (ICCA) is a cricket academy located in Dubai Sports City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, that is managed and administered by the International Cricket Council. It was opened in 2009 under Rod Marsh, who was appointed as Director.

ICC Academy
Founder(s)International Cricket Council
Established2009
FocusCricket
OwnerInternational Cricket Council
Location
Dubai Sports City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Websitewww.iccacademy.net

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HistoryEdit

ICCA's facilities includes two ovals, each with ten turf pitches, outdoor turf and synthetic practice facilities, indoor practice facilities including Hawk Eye technology and a cricket-specific gymnasium. The opening was delayed until 2009. This Academy is planned and Managed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The two cricket grounds are installed with floodlights.

ICCA was finally opened by Sharad Pawar, President ICC, Alan Isaac, VP, ICC and members of Dubai Sports City on October 2010.[1] ICCA was used for the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

FacilitiesEdit

  • 2 full-size floodlit cricket ovals
  • 38 Natural Turf pitches
  • 6 indoor practice pitches
  • 5700 square foot outdoor conditioning area
  • Multi-media team room
  • Physiotherapy and Medicine Centre
  • 6 lane cricket cage

UsesEdit

The academy regularly hosts international events such as:

It is also used as a training ground by:

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