• Posted: 2nd Mar 2016
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New Nets Take Shape

Early Feb saw the start of a major new programme of works at Preston Cricket Club – the replacement of the old outdoor nets facilities with state of the art, artificial-surfaced nets. Still two lanes but there will no longer be grass run-ups with the artificial surface reaching the boundary of the Preston Ground, and being fenced in.

The nets will enable the whole Club to practice in the summer months …

  • Posted: 2nd Mar 2016
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Preston to welcome Australian Justin Powick for 2016 season!

Preston Cricket Club is to welcome Australian Justin Powick to the club for their 2016 season campaign.

Powick (22) is a top notch batting prospect who has spent the past four seasons plying his trade in Victorian Premier Cricket for Northcote.
Since joining the club in 2012/13 he has played 64 matches, scored 1,689 runs all with an average of 26.39. He has reached fifty on 9 occasions, converting 3 into centuries, …

  • Posted: 9th Sep 2015
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Colts final report of the season

Ashley Catlin writes:

The Under 11 season finished on a lovely day at Fairfield. Playing a mixture of the home side’s talented under 10 team and their under 11s, Preston won the toss and batted. The opening pair of Jacks saw us post 38 in the first ten overs with Jack M getting 20, before both retired. The next couple of Adam and Olly upped the run rate with …

  • Posted: 8th Sep 2015
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Seconds Complete Great Escape

Match reports for the final week of the league season, September 5th 2015

Andy Riant, Iain Williamson and Glenn Thompson led the 2nd XI’s heroic victory at Hatfield Crusaders to defy the odds and the drop, while the 1sts said goodbye to Sam Crea with a lucklustre performance against Northwood that was dominated once again by Jack Steven’s batting.

Preston 1st XI v Northwood, SHCL Div 2A
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Mark Waters reports:

Preston CC entertained visitors …

Super Garnham does it again & a double win over Radlett

Match reports for August 29th/30th 2015

John Garnham’s 138 for the 3rds capped a terrific day for the club as the 1sts and 2nds did the double over Radlett, with the 2nd XI’s triumph keeping their hopes of survival alive into the final week of the league season.

Preston 1st XI v Radlett 2nd XI, SHCL Div 2A
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Special correspondent Mark Waters, embedded with the 1st XI, sent us this report from Middlesex’s …

A full house of defeats

A poor Saturday for Preston as all four XIs fell to defeats.

Preston 1st XI v Leverstock Green, SHCL Div 2A
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Preston entertained SHCL Div 2A leaders Leverstock Green on Saturday, but once again they failed to fire with the bat and let the visitors take home another deserved victory.

Preston won the toss and decided to bat first on a dry wicket. However, they were soon in trouble losing Warren Hearne …

Wins for 3rds & 4ths as senior sides disappoint

Match reports from the 15th and 16th August 2015:

Preston 1st XI v St Albans, SHCL Div 2A
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A woeful batting display didn’t do Preston any favours when they visited Clarence Park for the first time in a few years to play St Albans CC, who are languishing at the bottom of Div 2A.

St Albans won the toss and elected to take first knock on a very recently prepared wicket. Preston …

Victory from defeat’s jaws, & more record breaking batting

Match reports for August 8th & 9th 2015

The 1sts plucked victory from the brink of defeat, while Casey Hughes and Andy Riant’s record-breaking 9th wicket partnership was the highlight of a bizarre drawn game for the 2nds.

Preston 1st XI v Holtwhites Trinibis SHCL Div 5A
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Preston were fortunate to come away with an important and unexpected victory over visitors Holtwhites Trinibis, in what was otherwise a rather poor all round …

New records for Jack Stevens & Terry Neale

Match reports for August 1/2 2015.

Three wins out of four for the club in the Herts League on Saturday, topped by new club records for Jack Stevens in the firsts and Terry Neale in the fourths.

Preston 1st XI v Northchurch, SHCL Div 2A
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Jack Stevens followed up his record league century last week with another three figure knock on Saturday, becoming the first Preston 1st XI player to record back-to-back 100s …