• Posted: 31st Aug 2014
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4ths avoid relegation as 1sts & 2nds record crucial wins

Preston 1st XI secured a comprehensive 9 wicket victory over a poor County Hall side in SHL Division 2 on Saturday, condemning them to relegation in the process.

Skipper Warren Hearne had little hesitation in asking the hosts to bat first on wicket that had been affected by heavy overnight rain, and they set about their task in superb fashion, reducing Hall to 29 for 4 by the 10th over. Evergreen …

Preston draw with leaders St Margs

Preston had to settle for a draw against table toppers St Margaretsbury in SHL Division 2 on Saturday after another disappointing batting display cost them any chance of victory.

On winning the toss and electing to bat first the Saints made excellent progress on a decent pitch, reaching 104 for 1 by the 33rd over, well placed to accelerate to achieve maximum batting points. But Preston battled hard with the ball …

  • Posted: 21st Aug 2014
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Garnham’s 3rd XI Diary 16/8/14

Preston 3’s entertained their Hitchin counterparts on Saturday in an eagerly anticipated local derby – prior to the game, only one point separated the two teams.

Again, Head Groundsman, Pete Bobbins had turned Hitchin Boys School in to a ‘field of dreams’ with the wicket looking in good shape after the recent rainfall.

Skipper, Tom Maxwellian-House continued his fine tossing form and chose to bat first. Openers Martin Fierce and Juan Cabbarge …

  • Posted: 18th Aug 2014
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Back down to Earth for Preston’s sides

Preston’s failure to bat their allocated overs cost them dear as they lost out by 2 wickets in a tense game against Radlett 2s in SHCL Division 2 on Saturday.

Radlett’s skipper had no hesitation in bowling first after winning the toss on a pitch that Middlesex had played on for the four previous days. Preston found batting tough and lost both the Stevens twins inside the first 3 overs. The …

4 wins out of 4: 120 Point Saturday for PCC!

Preston cricket club enjoyed a fantastic Saturday with all four XIs gaining maximum points.

A stunning bowling performance from Preston 1st XI saw them emphatically defeat the league leaders Hemel Hempstead 2s on Saturday at the Recreation Ground. Skipper Warren Hearne had no hesitation in asking the visitors to bat first on a wicket that had been affected by the heavy overnight seeping under the covers. Hemel never came to terms …

  • Posted: 7th Aug 2014
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Weekend match reports for Aug 2/3rd 2014

Preston firsts continued on their winning way with yet another convincing victory in SHCL Division 2 on Saturday, this time over Old Owens.

On winning the toss for once Preston elected to bat first on an excellent surface full of pace and bounce, and this proved a wise decision with rain forecast in the local area. Preston made good early progress reaching 94 for 3 by the 25th over, with twin …