ICC Academy

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

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.

History[edit]

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.

Facilities[edit]

  • 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

Uses[edit]

The academy regularly hosts international events such as:

It is also used as a training ground by:

List of Centuries[edit]

One Day Internationals[edit]

The following list summarizes the centuries scored in one Day Internationals at the venue.[2]

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 112 Irfan Karim  Kenya 137 2  Canada 13 March 2013 Won
2 129 Nawroz Mangal  Afghanistan 123 1  United Arab Emirates 30 November 2014 Lost
3 132* Khurram Khan  United Arab Emirates 138 2  Afghanistan 30 November 2014 Won
4 124* Mark Chapman  Hong Kong 116 1  United Arab Emirates 16 November 2015 Won
5 100 William Porterfield  Ireland 116 1  United Arab Emirates 2 March 2017 Won
6 143* Anshuman Rath  Hong Kong 137 1  Papua New Guinea 8 December 2017 Won
7 116* Ed Joyce  Ireland 149 2  United Arab Emirates 11 January 2018 Won
8 139 William Porterfield  Ireland 147 1  United Arab Emirates 13 January 2018 Won
9 102 Andrew Balbirnie  Ireland 109 1  United Arab Emirates 13 January 2018 Won
10 107* Matthew Cross  Scotland 110 1  United Arab Emirates 21 January 2018 Won
11 121* Rameez Shahzad  United Arab Emirates 115 2  Scotland 23 January 2018 Won
12 115 Paras Khadka    Nepal 109 2  United Arab Emirates 28 January 2019 Won

List of Five Wicket Hauls[edit]

One Day Internationals[edit]

Five-wicket hauls in One Day Internationals at the ICC Academy Ground
No. Bowler Date Team Opposing Team Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 Hameed Hassan 4 December 2014  Afghanistan  United Arab Emirates 1 10 45 5 4.50 United Arab Emirates Won[3]
2 Zahoor Khan 2 March 2017  United Arab Emirates  Ireland 1 6.3 34 6 5.23 Ireland Won[4]
3 Sompal Kami 26 January 2019    Nepal  United Arab Emirates 2 6.3 33 5 5.07 Nepal Won[5]

T20Is[edit]

Five-wicket hauls in Twenty20 Internationals at the ICC Academy Ground
No. Bowler Date Team Opposing Team Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 Mark Watt 5 February 2016  Scotland  Netherlands 2 4 27 5 6.75 Scotland Won[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ICCA opens in Dubai". Archived from the original on 2012-03-24. Retrieved 2010-10-17.
  2. ^ "Statistics - Statsguru - One-Day Internationals - Batting Records". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  3. ^ "4th ODI, United Arab Emirates v Afghanistan ODI Series at ICCA Dubai, Dec 4 2014". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  4. ^ "1st ODI, Ireland tour of United Arab Emirates and India at ICCA Dubai, Mar 2 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  5. ^ "2nd ODI, Nepal tour of United Arab Emirates at ICCA Dubai, Jan 26 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Only T20I, Scotland tour of United Arab Emirates at ICCA Dubai, Feb 5 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 September 2019.

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