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) …
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 …
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.
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.
Final Herts League match reports for 2016 (weekend of Sep 3rd/4th).
Preston 1st XI v Harpenden 2nds, SHCL Div 2A
The 1st XI had to be content with finishing third in Div 2A, just below the promotion spots, after rain washed out play at tea time, leaving both sides with 10 points each for a “no result”. Div 2A champions Harpenden had scored 222 for 9 from 48 overs, a …
The Thirds win the Div 10B title, the Firsts give themselves some hope in Div 2A, and the Sunday Ones finish 3rd in Beds league Div 2 after another century from Justin Powick. Match reports for August 27th/28th 2016.
Preston 1st XI v St Margaretsbury, SHCL Div 2A
The 1st XI are still in with a shout of promotion after defeating St Margaretsbury on Saturday, and seeing rivals Old Owens …
The Third XI’s 9th successive win guaranteed them promotion with three games left, but it wasn’t as easy as they hoped…. Sadly, defeats for the 1sts and 2nds left both feeling that their promotion hopes were probably gone for this season. Match reports for Sat 20th and Sun 21st August 2016.
Match reports for Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August 2016.
It was a Grand Slam Saturday for Preston as all four sides won their Herts league fixtures. Then the Sunday Ones chased down a huge score at the Field of Dreams, while the young stars of the future led the Twos to a comfortable victory at Great Gaddesden.
Preston 1st XI v Holtwhites Trinibis 1st XI, SHCL Div 2A
Preston’s overseas star Justin Powick struck a faultless 111* as the villagers recorded their third consecutive home win in SHCL Div 2A. In the course of his 28th innings of the season, Justin also passed the club record for runs in a season, 1550, set by Marcus Baines back in 1989.
Visitors Radlett 2nds won the toss and batted first. …