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 …
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, …
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 …
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
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
Special correspondent Mark Waters, embedded with the 1st XI, sent us this report from Middlesex’s …