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3 to 6 years

The entry-level participation Cricket program in Dubai is for 3 to 6-year olds and involves fun, safe activities that teach kids the basic skills to play cricket, in a supportive, non-competitive environment.

The active, inclusive cricket coaching program allows kids to make friends, develop social skills and teamwork. It's about fun, fitness and being a good sport!

Like to speak to someone? Connect with Coach Kumaran from ESM Cricket Academy on +971 55 416 5159

Program Membership Benefits
  • ‌ESM CA Kit Provided : T-Shirt, Trousers, Cap, Mini Cricket Set
  • Competition: 1 Match / Month
  • Tournaments: 2 ESMCA tournaments 
  • Monthly Player Assessment & Feedback 
  • Get 50% Discount on weekly bookings at ‘Multi Activity Camps’ with ESM Holiday Camps


Each week children will play Cricket game based activities that will keep them active, have fun and learn about cricket.

  • Hit a moving ball
  • Bowl with a straight arm
  • Throw, pass and catch balls
  • Track and trap balls
  • Game sense
  • Teamwork


We are dedicated to providing all players, especially our younger ones, an atmosphere rich in personal development in Dubai. Therefore, we ensure we have the right people training our players at every level.

The program is run by professional ICC certified coaches with over of experience with children in the 3 to 6 years group


The cricket program teaches kids of all abilities the basic skills of cricket. 

Participants develop fundamental motor skills which set them up for a lifelong involvement in physical activity, as well as important social skills including teamwork and being a good sport!

How your child will improve 
Social Skills
  • Interaction with children with similar interest
  • Make new Friends
  • Teamwork
  • Sportsmanship
  • Communication
Cricket Skills
  • Batting Skills
  • Bowling Skills 
  • Fielding Skills
Game Sense Skills
  • Learning how to make runs
  • Learning how to take wickets
  • Learning how to stop runs being scored
  • Decision making
Object Control Skills
  • Bowling 
  • Throwing 
  • Catching & Fielding 
  • Striking


What is the age-limit to join ESM Cricket Academy?

ESM Cricket Academy offers age specific cricket development programs. 3 – 7 year old children can enroll in Early Learners Program. This program provides a fun and interactive introduction to cricket using modified game play and age relevant activities. It is the perfect way to teach the basics of modern cricket and develop interest and enthusiasm.

The Development Squad Program is offered to participants from the age of 8 years and above. This training program is focused on individual specific skill development, technological training, high performance focus and tournament preparation.

Is the program for Girls too?

Absolutely. We welcome girls to all programs.

What coaches teach the various programs?

ICC certified coaches train participants for the Early Learners Program and After School Programs. Cricket Australia & ICC certified coaches train participants for the Development Squad Program.

What is the growth path of a player in ESM Cricket Academy?

ESM Cricket Academy offers Cricket Education to the entire age group right from below 5 years and beyond. It provides an exclusive Cricket Pathway, an integrated cricket development program with a well-defined and progressive road map.

As a child progresses academically, his or her cricket development should also progress in parallel. From learning the basics of cricket through fun and modified games, children should have the opportunity to travel the cricket development journey attending sequential coaching programs and developing their cricket potential whilst supporting their academic growth. Besides quality cricket coaching, emphasis is placed on tournament preparation and playing performance also.

What’s the fee structure of the program?

Each program has a different fee structure, for more information please select a venue of your choice by clicking here.

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