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An established cricket centre with strong local and international connections.
Different Discovery Cricket Academy; DDCA is a purpose-built high performance indoor-cricket centre located close to the Bandaranaike International Airport, in the outskirts of Minuwangoda city.
It comprises up-to-date features & facilities that provide a high-performance coaching that caters for future Sri Lankan cricketers. All the DDCA Coaches are fully qualified with ICC Global Levels to provide the finest coaching programs designed from junior to leading levels. We trust that every single cricketer got the natural talent in their genes that can only be discovered and nurtured with mindful cricket-coaching, which is fitting for each age limit and skill level. DDCA was established to discover and develop this talent by providing professional coaching for individual cricketers, teams, and coaches of different ages and experience levels.
We are fortunate to regularly have former Test Cricketers as guest coaches and advisors to the academy, bringing insightful ideas and coaching tips to the coaching team.
To operate programs, events, and services which support developmental pathways for cricket teams and players from Sri Lanka and overseas from grassroots cricket to excellence including leagues, tournaments and extensive coaching programs.
To provide high-performance services to teams and players across coaching, sports science and analysis, as well as function as a high-performance training and development venue.
Various Bowling machine types
We use latest type of bowling machines which are used by international teams and specially made junior bowling machines to cater junior players as well. All these machines are equipped with latest technology, which can produce fast, swing and spin bowling variations. These machines enable players to enhance their reaction time, hand eye coordination and mindful repetition which is required for enhancing their batting skills.
Floodlit Indoor cricket nets
Our Indoor cricket nets are constructed in line with the international cricketing standards for practicing throughout the year. It includes five floodlit cricket nets with different surfaces, which simulates different playing conditions. By exposing players to these conditions it promotes them to adjust their techniques and strategies, which is one of the requirements of the modern day cricketer.
Video recording and analysis systems
We use the latest analysis software and apps used by international teams, which enables to pin point technical errors on real-time. This feature enables the players to review & track their performance along with our coaches for better performance during games. Also our match analysis software tracks team performance as well as individual performances during games, which helps players and coaches to develop their game planes & strategies for future games.
Indoor Fielding & Fitness Area
Complete 3600Sq ft area specially designed for carrying out all warm up drills, fitness activities and fielding drills with floodlights, which enables to conduct sessions during any time of the day. This area has been built using a special rubber surface, which stimulate the same experience of a cricket ground, which enables players to practice during any weather condition without any interruption.
Modern cricket training aids
We use latest training aids for our drills, which help to enhance different components required for cricket. This equipment will vary from building a simple balanced batting stance to hitting a six with minimum effort. All our coaching programs include this modern equipment, which helps in developing the flexible and strong cricketer of the future.