Preston under 14 vrs Hatfleld Hyde
Preston took the field with 7 men as there were 4 no shows. A spirited display saw Ewen take 4-12 in his four overs, but the large gaps meant HH posted 135. In reply Guy top scored with 19 as the boys were all out for 46, with 3 LBWs.
Preston under 12 163/3 v Letchworth 86/4
Preston travelled the short distance to …
Reports from a packed weekend 20/21/22 May 2016, starting with the T20 Cup on Friday night:
Preston v Eversholt, Viegli Bedfordshire T20 Competition 2016, Round 1
Preston’s first competitive 20 over match for many years (possibly since the final days of the Cricketer’s Cup and John Barker Cup in the 1990s, long before professional T20 & the IPL was invented) resulted in a fine win at Eversholt’s picturesque ground on …
Preston under13 vrs St Albans
Preston under 14 vrs Knebworth
Preston under 10 vrs Old Albanians
OA 229/6 Preston 252/2
On a damp pitch and wet outfield the lads welcomed OA to the rec, and on winning the toss Jacob decided to bowl. The first over from Jacob finished with him taking an excellent caught and bowled. A maiden from Arham and another wicket for James …
Preston skipper David Fleckney won the toss and chose to make first use of the conditions at Old Finchleians. Openers Warren Hearne and Justin Powick dug in early, saw off the new ball and set a platform for a large total. Hearne was the first to go with the score at 71. Powick carried on, …
On bank holiday Monday and a overcast day at WGC, Olly won the task and elected to field. Some steady opening bowling from Adam & Tom got some bounce out of the pitch but not enough to get a breakthrough, Olly chopped and changed the bowling to try and get a wicket. A couple of half chances came and went but the boys …
Match reports for Saturday 7th May and Sunday 8th May, as Preston began their 2016 Saracens Herts League campaigns.
Preston 1st XI v Ickleford SHCL Div 2A
Preston took the derby spoils in the first of their two league encounters against Ickleford with an attritional win at home on Saturday.
Skipper David Fleckney won the toss and chose to set a target on a slow wicket. Preston started badly, losing in …
Ashley Catlin brings us his first report of 2016 on the Juniors early season matches:
Report For the week beginning 24rd April 2016
Unlike last season which started in bright sunshine, this week’s start saw games played in darkness, bitter winds and some rain. Two games were called off due to the weather: the under 9s & 14s the unlucky teams.
Preston’s new Australian star Justin Powick made a dream start to his season, scoring 73 in a friendly on Saturday against Old Albanians, and then exactly 100 as Preston won their debut game in the Greene King Bedfordshire County Cricket League on Sunday.
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 …