• Posted: 27th Jul 2018
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1sts keep top spot with excellent performance

Match reports for Sat 21st July 2018

Preston v Abbots Langley, SHCL Div 2A

Preston hosted Abbots Langley having already won their first encounter in an exciting, tight game in the first half of the season.

The sun was again beating down as the UK’s heatwave continues unabated; this was an important toss for both sides. Preston’s Anderson had no hesitation in electing to bat on the winning call.

The Preston innings got …

  • Posted: 26th Jul 2018
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4’s v Tewin

The team traveled to Tewin in search of a much needed win with the threat of relegation  beginning to loom. Biggs (19) and Maxwell (39) batted patiently against the opening attack and were set to reap the rewards of the bowling changes when Biggs had to retire injured after one quick single too many. Maxwell, Ponder (6) and Saunders (21) all fell to young off spinner Cullen but Hearne (36) …

  • Posted: 25th Jul 2018
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4th’s v Harpenden – 50 for Macca but fall short

Despite Preston 4s bowling the opposition out for only the second time this season and posting their highest total of the season, it wasn’t enough to see off a Harpenden side that reached 231 all out from 36 overs.
Highlights in the bowling department were a fine 8-0-43-3 from Tom Maxwell and 5-1-39-4 for David Ogden who recovered well from a wayward opening over. Both bowlers were on hat …

  • Posted: 25th Jul 2018
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4ths v Ware

The 4th team hosted Ware at Whitwell with both sides looking for a much needed win. Skipper Dave Saunders, confident in his stonger than usual batting and bowling lineup, put the opposition in on a parched Whitwell track, struggling in the on-going drought conditions.

Ware had no problems though as the openers put on 55 for the first wicket, Joe Clark (5-0-30-1) making the breakthrough, bowling Compton for 30. …

  • Posted: 25th Jul 2018
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Alex Williamson’s Maiden 50!!

Debut 50 for Alex!

With the first team in action at Cople there was a rare outing for the Sunday 2’s at home to Kings Cross Hookers, a travelling side made up of East Coast railwaymen. Fortunately they opted to drive and arrived on time to win the toss and bat first.

Sporting four Biggs’ in the team, Keith displayed his Devon over 50’s credentials with a mix of controlled pace and …

1sts back to winning ways, and Kayos is King for a day

Match reports for Sat 7th and Sunday 8th July 2018.

Preston 1st XI v Totteridge Millhillians 2nd XI, SHCL Div 2A

Preston got straight back to winning ways thanks to a thumping 9 wicket victory over Totteridge Millhillians 2’s in Herts Division 2A.

Not surprisingly Preston were asked to bowl first on another scorching day, and with a good batting surface and a lightning quick outfield they made an excellent start reducing the …

  • Posted: 4th Jul 2018
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Welcome – Ava Fleckney!

Congratulations to the Fleckney family who celebrate the arrival of new baby Ava.

  • Posted: 4th Jul 2018
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Preston CC – Junior Cricket RoundUp – Amazing Stuff!

Some fantastic results this season from our Junior players – amazing reading. The Coaches have been uploading brief match reports after most of the games so far this season – some incrediable performaces from all of our young members o often against much larger Clubs so really big Well Done All.

29th June – Under 15’s v Ickelford CC

The U11 8 a side team lost out to Ickleford tonight who out …

Firsts falter but Twos and Threes win

Match reports for Sat 30th June 2018

Preston v Watford, SHCL Div 2A

Preston’s fine unbeaten start to the season came to an end with a disappointing 45 run defeat against 3rd placed Watford in Herts Division 2A.

Not surprisingly the visitors won the toss and elected to bat first on a good surface with a lightning quick outfield. Preston’s new ball pair of Mark Waters and James Stevens got them off to …