Welcome to Preston Cricket Club
Near Hitchin, Hertfordshire
WELCOMING NEW PLAYERS FOR 2021 SEASON…..
The club was first founded in 1882. In the modern era, the club has grown into a highly respected cricket club providing a welcoming and safe cricketing environment for all.
The club focuses particularly on youth cricket development as well as a safe, social and collaborative environment within which to learn and develop through cricket . All of our members are asked to take an active part in the running and maintenance of their club. We are very proud to see many of our original junior members now running aspects of the club.
We always aim to be be progressive, proactive and inclusive of all of our membership.
We are Clubmark registered and a member of the Club Cricket Conference. We are a proud member of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League and the Sunday Bedfordshire Cricket League and T/20 competition.
We now field six cricket teams over the course of a weekend with teams made up from a membership from all over North Hertfordshire. On Saturday’s we have four sides in the Saracens Cricket League with our First X1 playing in the Championship division in the 2020 season; having gained promotions in both the 2018 and 2019 seasons. We also field successful Sunday teams with our First X1 playing in the Sunday Beds League and our Sunday 2’s playing local friendlies focused on youth development.
Our focus is very much on our young members and as such we operate a Junior Development Programme that has been running for over twenty years. Many of our young players are encouraged to take part in senior cricket when they, and the coaching staff, feel they are ready and many young players have gone on to to achieve county level success. Our Junior Cricket programme is focused on real coaching; team work, technical development and how to enjoy cricket. We would rather keep small and focus on children that genuinely wish to learn.
Our facilities are second to none with our main ground in Preston being one of North Hertfordshire’s premier cricket grounds, located very near to Hitchin, Stevenage and Luton, in the village of Preston. We also have other superb facilities kindly offered to us by our Vice Presidents and supporters. Please find us in our Contact section.
Our social outlook and busy social calendar means that club life goes on all year round, with the cricket club also being the origin of a successful league football side, league darts team and a hiking society in the winter months.
We are proud to encourage from within the club and take great pride in seeing our younger members achieving success both on and off the pitch.
PRESTON CRICKET CLUB – MAIN SPONSORS
Preston Cricket Club is extremely proud to be continuing our partnerships with our sponsors; relationships that have been in place for many years. Our aim is to be a partner of choice for these local companies and to continue to provide a platform for them to reach a new audience. In turn, each of these companies provides Preston Cricket Club with highly valued and greatly appreciated support to enable us to offer our players and our cricket community the best we can.
Please take the time to visit our sponsors websites by clicking the advertisements to find out more about their businesses.
PRESTON CRICKET CLUB – DYNAMOS CRICKET
Come and join in the fun at Preston Cricket Club
Junior cricket for boys and girls 8-11 years old (school year 3+)
FREE TASTER SESSION
Sunday 2nd May 9.45am – 11.00am
Dynamo cricket session run from
Sunday 9th May to Sunday 11th July
9.45am – 11.00am
only £35.00 – pre-registration required
Club Golf Day
Thanks to Pete Gooden for arranging a brilliant Golf Day in the autumn sunshine at Chesfield Downs Golf Club. Some…Read more
Awards Evening 2021
A sensational evening was had by the club at the Awards Dinner 2021. Held at Lucas Lane and attended by…Read more
Sunday 29th…Preston CC Club Day…!!
A very excellent club day was held on August 29th… Congratulations and many thanks to everyone who played and the…Read more
Aug 21/22 – Roundup
⚠️YOUR HEADLINES ⚠️ 1️⃣ Outstanding Preston 1's retain Championship Spot For 2022 2️⃣ Still champions 3️⃣ Cut down Bushy as…Read more
Aug 14/15 – Roundup
🏆 Preston 2's Crowned Champions 🏆 This weekend, with still 3 games to go, saw Preston Second XI secure double…Read more
7/8 Aug – Roundup
Preston’s 2nd XI managed to dodge any significant rainfall on Saturday to record their twelfth victory of the season against second…Read more