6 wickets each for Krony and Mad Dog on a wet Saturday

Match reports for 28/29 June 2014

Torrential rain put paid to Preston 1st XI’s home fixture with Abbots Langley, which was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

Preston’s 2nd XI fixture at Old Cholmelians in SHCL Division 5 faced a considerable reduction in overs after a lengthy delayed start. The home side attempted to score quickly in damp conditions that also hampered Preston’s fielders, with a number of catches slipping through cold …

Garnham’s 3rd XI Blog: 21st June 2014

Saturday saw Preston 3’s entertain ‘top of the table’ Shenley Village at Hitchin Boys School ‘field of dreams’! (ones involving mushrooms – Ed.)

Skipper Tom Maxwellian-House won the toss and opted to bowl first on a good looking wicket, and what an inspired decision it proved to be!

Maxwellian-House took the new ball with Dave Salon, who then bowling unchanged to dismiss Shenley for 128. No Shenley batsman could break free as …

Victory in the County Trophy and a first ton for Murrell, T.

Preston v Watford Town, County Trophy 2nd Round Sunday 22nd June

Preston secured a comfortable victory in their Saracens Herts County Trophy 2nd Round clash with Watford Town on Sunday. Preston bowled out Watford for 154, with Andy Riant completing a miserly spell of 3 for 15 in 10 overs after good work from Mark Waters had removed the top order. Preston had an uncomfortable start to their innings against pace …

An undefeated Saturday – reports for June 21st 2014

Preston 1st X1 v Met Police Bushey CC – 21st June

Preston hosted Met Police Bushey CC for the first time in Saracens Herts Div 2, and the visitors took first knock and what looked like a good deck. With the sun shimmering off the wicket, it was going to be a hot one. After a slow start, hard hit runs from the MPB lower order allowed them to post a …

Catlin’s colts report 7th June 2014

Colts cricket Report Week ending 7th June

This week has seen 2 games against Hitchin at Lucas Lane, both games have seen Preston put up a good fight but come out 2nd best.  First game saw a very inexperienced under 10 incredible game take on a well drilled Hitchin side.  Hitchin won the toss and batted first and posted a score of 254/5.  Hitchin’s batting was steady and was assisted by …

6 wins out of 6! – Catlin’s Colts report 15th June

Colts report, week ending 15th June

6 OUT OF 6

A busy week in the cricketing world of Preston colts, first of 6 games saw the under 10 incredible team visit Stevenage.  On winning the toss we elected to field,  a good all round bowling and fielding display saw us restrict them to 219/10 after their allocation, pick of the bowlers was Pushan with 3-6 and Olly J with 2-10.  Our reply …

Frustrating weekend for PCC

Match reports for 14th/15th June 2014
Preston CC v Northwood – Saracens Herts Div 2
Preston CC 1sts entertained Northwood at home in Saracens Herts Div 2.

Preston won the toss and elected to bowl in muggy conditions and set about the task at hand well. The fall of two quick wickets to Preston’s openers Henry Morecroft and Mark Waters kept the run rate down for much of the innings. However, a dogged …

4 wins and a draw in fine weekend for Preston!

Preston 1sts v Old Albanians. Saracens League Div 2 Match – Saturday 7th June.

Preston secured an important 30 points on Saturday when they traveled in torrential rain to Div 2 leaders Old Albanians. Having moved changing rooms 3 times because no-one at OAs seemed to know where the away dressing room was, Preston won the toss and elected to bowl in tricky conditions. Opening quicks James Stevens and Mark Waters …

Garnham’s 3rd XI Blog: 31st May 2014

Preston 3’s travelled to Wrest Park to take on Flitwick 3’s in match where training shoes were the order of the day!

Flitwick, on winning the toss, chose to take first use of a very artificial looking strip which surprisingly did not alter in appearance throughout the course of this game, or any other, for that matter!

Flitwick took full advantage of home ground knowledge and immediately set about the Preston attack …

Catlin’s Colts Cricket Report 29th May 2014

Colts cricket Report Week ending 29th May

The last two weeks of May have resembled the middle of winter, but we have still managed to play 2 games out of 5 and the backlog of fixtures is going to give us a busy June.
The two games that did go ahead were both under 10 games, the first against an inexperienced Letchworth team. On winning the toss Push elected to bowl, this …