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 …

Superb 100s for Jack Stevens & Chris Cole

July 25th 2015

Saturday’s league matches were dominated by fantastic centuries from Jack Stevens in the 1st XI and Chris Cole in the 2nds:

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

Jack Stevens struck a record score of 140 for Preston 1st XI in the Saracens Herts League on Saturday as his side drew with local visitors Ickleford.

Preston skipper David Fleckney won the toss and elected to bat first, …

Two defeats, two draws, & some Sunday fun

Match reports for July 18th/19th 2015

Preston 1st X1 v Old Owens 1st X1 – SHCL Div 2A

Mark Waters reports……

Preston travelled to Old Owens on Saturday for their second encounter of the 2015 season. Skipper David Fleckney won the toss and decided to take the first knock on a dry pitch, but Preston were very soon in big trouble. Reliable opener Warren Hearne got a snorter from Owen’s fast bowler Lane …

3rds thrash Hatfield as 1sts draw with strong Watford

Match reports for 11th/12th July 2015.

Preston v Watford Town, SHCL Div 2A
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Preston held visitors Watford Town to a draw in the teams’ second clash of the new format Saracens Herts League Div 2A season on Saturday. The toss was won by Watford and they decided to take first knock on a dry wicket.

From the off the Preston bowlers had their work cut out to try and bowl a …

  • Posted: 7th Jul 2015
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Super week for Preston’s Juniors

Ashley Catlin reports on last week’s packed programme of games for our Juniors:

Preston Vrs Harpenden under 11 eight a side

Preston make it a Hat trick of County finals

The last week of the league season saw the unbeaten under 11 eight a side team take on second place Harpenden at the field of dreams, Knowing 8 points were needed to qualify the boys were happy to bat first. …

  • Posted: 7th Jul 2015
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A Saturday to forget for Preston

Match reports for 4th/5th July 2015

When Waters is away the lads will play…..not quite as well as usual…

Saturday was a bit of a day to forget as all four Preston sides fell to defeats in the Herts League.

1st XI v Northwood, SHCL Div 2A

A sub standard batting performance from Preston cost them dear as they lost out by 3 wickets in a tight contest at Northwood in Herts Division 2A.

Electing …

  • Posted: 30th Jun 2015
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Junior cricket match reports

Ashley Catlin brings us Colts match reports from the last couple of weeks:

Preston under 9 vrs Datchworth

Preston played under sunny skies, batting first the boys batted sensibly although a little slow at times to post a decent total of 276/5 in their overs. The boys have learnt to take the extras as we accumulated 62 Extras and relied on the hard hitting of Harry and Elliott to post …

  • Posted: 29th Jun 2015
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Firsts beat table topping Radlett 2nds

After two wet weekends Preston’s sides were back in action on Saturday, led by a memorable victory for the 1st XI against top-of-the-table Radlett IIs.

Ace correspondent Mark Waters reports from the Field of Dreams:

The sun shone finally to see Preston 1st X1 defeat Radlett 2nd X1 in their first 2015 encounter in Div 2A.

Radlett won the toss and decided to take first knock on a flat looking Preston wicket in …

  • Posted: 29th Jun 2015
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Massive week of Colts Cricket at Preston!

Massive week of Colts Cricket at Preston.

The under 11s have a big week of cricket which could see them reach 2 county finals:

First up Monday (29th June) at the Field of Dreams vrs Harpenden in the 8 a side competition, 8 bonus points will see the boys through to finals day.

Thursday 2nd July – part one of the Shoot out against Hitchin , Venue Maydoncroft Farm Gosmore. 6pm. …

  • Posted: 11th Jun 2015
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Latest junior cricket reports

4th June 2015

Ashley Catlin with the latest news and reports from our Junior sides:

Preston under 12 vrs Weston

Preston got back on tracks after the defeat to Hitchin. With Jack, Olly and Pushan coming into the team this strengthened the batting . On being inserted Guy and Jack made a good start with Jack finding the boundary and singles being taken. Guy departed for a couple and …