• Posted: 5th Jul 2013
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Firsts crush St Albans West Indies, plus 3s & 4s news

Preston’s 1st XI recorded a much needed 66 run victory over hosts St Albans West Indians on Saturday in Saracens Herts League Div 2.

Put into bat, Preston made excellent early progress on a difficult wicket,
reaching 102 for 2 by the 33rd over thanks to a workman-like innings of 61 from skipper Warren Hearne and valuable support from both Chris Cole (23) and Anthony Ender (18). All that hard work …

  • Posted: 5th Jul 2013
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Double header victory over Finchley: 1sts top CV Div 4

Preston’s Sunday XIs scored a double header victory over Finchley in the Chess Valley League. Having compiled a healthy 178 against some pacy bowling, the firsts blew away the opposition for just 63, Ed Wharton taking 4 for 16. They now comfortable top Div 4. Meanwhile the seconds, languishing at the bottom of Div 7, secured a much needed win at home. Batting first, the twos made 233 for 5 …

  • Posted: 4th Jul 2013
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Twos victory boosts survival hopes

Preston 2nd XI crushed Chipperfield Clarendon 2nds by 87 runs to boost their chances of survival in Saracens Herts League Div 5. Ashley Catlin anchored Preston’s innings with a well constructed 58 after Iain Williamson had given the home side a positive start with a quick 41. Following a break for heavy rain, Pete Murrell blasted the opposition spinners to make 61 not out, as Preston finished on 208 for …

  • Posted: 3rd Jul 2013
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Twos delay day of reckoning as firsts lose

Herts League match reports 31-8-13

Preston first XI’s inability to bat their allocated overs ultimately saw them lose out by 2 wickets against relegation threatened Leverstock Green in Saracens Herts League Div 2.

Put into bat, Preston could only muster a below par 150 all out with some 15 overs left in their innings. In the end they had number 9 Max Anderson to thank for a hard hitting 40, with the …

  • Posted: 2nd Jul 2013
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Firsts close to another great win: weekend round-up 29/30 June

Preston 1st XI were left frustrated by visitors Shenley on Saturday after a superb team performance left them 1 wicket from victory.

Preston got off to a poor start with opener Ashley Catlin falling LBW in the 2nd over. Peter Williamson (23), along with skipper Warren Hearne steadied the innings against impressive Kiwi fast bowler John Lash with a solid 51 run 2nd wicket partnership. Then Hearne and
the ever reliable …