Juniors reports

Ashley Catlin’s collection of match reports for the Junior Teams:

Report for week 1:

The first week of the season saw 2 of the 4 games played

Preston under 14 vrs Datchworth

A new look under 14 side took on Datchworth in the first game of the season.  Winning the toss Guy elected to field, the opening bowlers of Ewan and Louie got Preston on top as Ewan 2/7 took 2 early wickets.  …

Lords hopes dashed at Reed

Preston v Bishops Stortford 2nd XI, SHCL Div 2A

Preston travelled to Bishops Stortford for what turned out to be a frustrating game in our the first 53/47 format of the ’17 season.

Preston found themselves just 18 runs short in a dramatic run chase. Our batsman were on top in the middle order and looking comfortable but a two key partnerships were broken and then we lost 3 further …

Delight for the 1sts in the local derby and Village Cup

Preston 1st XI v Hitchin 1st XI, SHCL Div 2A

Mark “Hemingway” Waters reports from the front line:

Preston CC travelled to Hitchin CC in their first encounter of the 2017 Saracens league season. It was an historic game too with Preston and Hitchin competing in the same league for the first time.

With all four local clubs – Preston, Hitchin, Ickleford, and Knebworth – competing all together in Div 2 …

Twos win again, rain defeats ones, & a Sunday ton for Blake

Match reports for Sat 20th / Sun 21st May 2017

Preston 1st XI v Abbots Langley 1st XI, SHCL Div 2A

Preston CC 1’s hosted old friends Abbots Langley CC on Saturday in a 50 overs a side match.

With the blackening sky positively Tolkien-esque at times, both sides silently knew that we would be lucky to finish.

Abbots won the toss and inserted Preston. Once again, James Stevens and Jack Morecroft …

2nds grab victory from jaws of defeat in Ickleford derby (but 1sts lose)

Match reports from the 2nd week of the 2017 SHCL, Sat May 13th, plus the 2nd round of the National Village Cup

Preston 1st XI v Ickleford 1st XI, SHCL Div 2A

Mark Waters reports.

Preston CC travelled to Ickleford CC for their first clash in the 2017 Saracens Herts League.

With directions from the score box, the 30 yard (or is it meters?) discs were laid out and the game saw Preston CC …

1sts smash St Albans in season opener

Preston 1st XI v St. Albans 1st XI, SHCL Div 2A

Preston achieve comprehensive victory by 41 runs

Preston entertained St. Albans for their opening 50 overs a-side Saracens Herts League match of the 2017 season.

Preston Skipper Ben Hill won the toss and elected to bat on what looked like a an encouraging surface. Openers James Stevens and Jack Morecroft set about building the Preston innings well against a youthful and at …

  • Posted: 8th May 2017
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Preston CC Juniors lead the way….Junior Cricket RoundUp – May 1st

Five Wins for Preston Cricket Club Juniors

Preston CC Under 14 hrs Hoddesdon CC

The under 14’s travelled to Hoddesdon on a damp bank holiday Monday, captain Guy again winning the toss and electing to field despite the steady rain. It proved an inspired decision as Hoddesdon were soon in trouble at 2 for 2 from four overs with Adam (2-1-1-2) and Louie (2-1-0-1) bowling miserly opening spells. Hoddesdon’s opening batsman Luke (26 retired) …

  • Posted: 28th Apr 2017
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Preston Cricket Club welcomes Blake Mills for the 2017 Season.

Preston Cricket Club welcomes Blake Mills for the 2017 Season.

Blake Mills (23) is a seam bowling all-rounder who is currently into his fourth season at Casey South Melbourne Cricket Club in the Victorian Premier Cricket Competition. A country boy, who won numerous junior awards for Morwell Cricket Club in the Gippsland region of Victoria, represented the Country junior and senior association …

  • Posted: 28th Apr 2017
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Welcome to the 2017 Cricket Season..!

Welcome to the 2017 Cricket Season..!

The Club is very much looking forward to the 2017 season.

Preston CC have been working very hard throughout the winter months to improve both our Grounds in Preston and Whitwell. After last season’s net development project where two brand new training nets were built on the old net footprint, we felt that other facets of the club also needed improvement.

A new Scorebox development project was devised …

  • Posted: 17th Jan 2017
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Preston Cricket Club – Annual General Meeting – Sat 18th Feb – 6pm

Preston Cricket Club invites it’s membership to attend the club AGM on Saturday 18th Feb and 6pm. To be held at Preston Village Hall. Afterwards we will retire to The Red Lion for beers and something to eat. Please come along and listen to what’s happening and have a say – it’s your Club and it’s your money. Support what’s happening.

2017 PCC AGM Agenda-2 Preston CC AGM Notice …