On a week when the rain finally fell, Preston 1st XI made the short drive across to St Albans to be hosted at Clarence Park. A green tinged pitch with some dampness around meant Preston flirted with the idea of bowling first. However Max and the side stuck to their guns and what had proved …
Preston’s Australian star Lewis Balcombe achieved the rare feat of twin centuries at the weekend, making 114 in the Herts league on Saturday and 100 not out in the Beds league on Sunday. With Iain Purton making his first ton for the club in the Sunday twos, it was mostly a great weekend for the club….
Preston 1st XI v Bishops Stortford 2nd XI, SHCL Div 2A
Match reports for Sat 23rd and Sun 24th June 2018.
Preston v Berkhamstead, SHCL Div 2A
Preston continued their winning run and remain top of Herts Division 2A thanks to a hard fought 25 run victory over Berkhamsted, with their Australian all-rounder Lewis Balcombe playing a starring role.
Winning the toss and electing to bat first on a good surface with small square boundaries, Preston made a splendid start to their innings as …
Match reports for Saturday 16th / Sunday 17th June 2018
Preston v Holtwhites Trinibis, Saturday June 16th SHCL Div 2A
Preston were indebted to a splendid match winning 103* from Jack Stevens to put them clear at the top of Saracens Herts Division 2A, as they defeated Holtwhites Trinibis by 3 wickets while rivals Hitchin lost for the first time this season.
Despite losing the toss and being asked to bowl first, Preston …
Preston produced their most accomplished display of the season with a comprehensive 8 wicket victory over Northwood.
For the first time this season Preston were asked to bowl first and they set about their task in fantastic fashion with both opening bowlers Mark Waters (10/3/18/0) and James Stevens (6/1/15/0) bowling with great skill and control, however …
Preston have reached the regional final of the National Village Cup for the second successive year after a thrilling last over victory by 4 runs at Northchurch. Needing 7 to win with 3 wickets in hand, Northchurch lost all 3 as Max bowled faultlessly and Preston fielded brilliantly. We will now play Langleybury at home on Sunday 10th June.