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 …

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 …

Balcombe stars as Firsts keep top spot

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 …

Another ton for Jack Stevens sees firsts go clear at the top

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 …

Ones and Threes Flying High

Match reports for Saturday 26th May 2018

Preston 1st XI v Northwood SHCL Div 2A

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 reach regional final of national village cup again!

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.

Scorecard

Batting first, Preston got off to a bad start, losing …

Mercer’s maiden ton caps packed weekend for Preston

All the match reports from Sat 19th and Sunday 20th May 2018

Preston v Abbots Langley SHCL Div 2A

Preston maintained their winning start to the season with another hard fought victory this time by 11 runs over their hosts Abbots Langley in Herts Division 2A.

Preston skipper Max Anderson had no hesitation on batting first on what looked a good surface after winning the toss, and they reached the 20 …

Three Preston victories in great start to league season

Match reports for Saturday May 5th 2018

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

Preston kicked off their Herts Division 2A campaign with a hard fought and thrilling victory away against newly promoted Totteridge Millhillians 2s.

On losing the toss and being asked to bat first Preston made excellent progress reaching 104 without loss by the 22nd over, with the aggressive Pete Murrell (66) and the patient James Stevens …

Big win for the 1st XI as league season ends

Reports from the final league weekend of the 2017 season, 2nd & 3rd September 2017.

Preston 1st XI v Radlett 2nd XI, SHCL Div 2A

Preston travelled to Radlett in their final game of the 2017 league season; hoping to finish on a high note after a few frustrating weeks and with Radlett regretfully going down already.

James Stevens (26) and Waz made a determined start with James especially cutting lose …

Penultimate league weekend, plus cricket week highlights

Highlights from cricket week and the penultimate week of the 2017 season, 26/27 August.

Preston v Holtwhites Trinibis, SHCL Div 2A

Preston were looking to get back to winning and morale boosting ways against Holtwhites Trinibis on Saturday, after some recent disappointing games.
James Stevens and Warren Hearne opened up for Preston and put on a solid partnership of 75 before both being caught and bowled around the drinks break.
Jack …