Thursday 17 November 2011 

England Players Step Up Winter Preparation

	England Players Step Up Winter Preparation
England Players Step Up Winter Preparation
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Seven England players will spend time in Pune, Mumbai and Potchefstroom with the England Performance Programme training camps as they begin their build-up to the series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Andrew Strauss, Matthew Prior and Eoin Morgan will link up with the camps in Pune and Mumbai while fast bowlers James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Chris Tremlett and Graham Onions.

"The England Performance Programme camps will offer the England players the perfect chance to step up their training and preparations ahead of the forthcoming Test series against Pakistan in January.
 
"These camps will not only see the players working on their cricketing and physical preparations through training but will also involve matches in highly suitable conditions which will provide an invaluable form of practice prior to commencing a Test series in sub-continental conditions.
 
"The players attending these camps didn't participate in England's recent ODI tour of India or have been sidelined through injury so this is the ideal opportunity to build up their preparations during an important period leading into January and provides the talented young players on both the EPP and EDP programmes a chance to train alongside and learn from some of the very best."
 
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