Published author Liam Kenna – possibly the most qualified of all of us to actually do this job – reports from the home club of the Sunday Telegraph’s cricket correspondent Scyld Berry :
The Preston tourists headed to Hinton Charterhouse for their second game, this time under the captaincy of Smudger. Smudge negotiated the toss, politely telling our opposition that they would be fielding.
Preston’s first fixture of the 2016 Tour to Bath was at old friends Winsley. Once again a magnificent lunch was enjoyed at the Seven Stars, before we wandered over to our hosts glorious ground with its wonderful views across the valley to Salisbury Plain.
Birthday Boy (18th) George Constantinidi was appointed captain for the day, and with a full understanding of tour etiquette he had …
Justin Powick and his father Adam set a new record batting partnership of 307 for Preston on Sunday in the Beds league against Ickwell. Justin’s 196 was also the second highest score ever for Preston. Details and photos below, but first reports from the Herts league as all our XIs continue to progress up their respective tables.
Preston 1st XI v Old Finchleians 1st XI, SHCL Div 2A
A solid team performance secured 30 points and a home win for Preston. On winning the toss, skipper David Fleckney elected to have a bowl on a good wicket in fine batting conditions where 200 looked a par score.
Finchleians made a steady start before veteran Mark Waters trapped their captain Rachit Thakkar in …
Match reports for Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July 2016.
Preston v Harpendon 2nds, SHCL Div 2A
Top of the league Harpenden 2nds won the toss and gave Preston the first opportunity on a good wicket at Harpenden. Openers Juston Powick and James Stevens got off to a solid start, putting on 40 before Powick (26) picked out mid wicket. Twin brother Jack joined James at the crease for a …
What was supposed to be a full week of fixtures turned into just 3 games, of which 2 were played in pouring rain – where is the summer? We only have a week and a half left of the main season and we have not had a sunny evening!
Preston under 9 vrs WGC
First up this week saw the under 9s take on WGC at home, bowling first we put up …