A club record for Preston

Preston lost by six wickets to Luton Town and Indians in the Saracens Herts League Division Two. After posting 166-8, Preston could not stop their opponents knocking off the runs with just four wickets down. * The seconds won by 10 wickets against their c

Preston lost by six wickets to Luton Town and Indians in the Saracens Herts League Division Two.

After posting 166-8, Preston could not stop their opponents knocking off the runs with just four wickets down.

* The seconds won by 10 wickets against their counterparts from St Margaretsbury. Excellent bowling from Dave Allen (4-53) and Dave Fleckney (3-54) kept Saints to 212-9.

Preston's openers went about the run chase in spectacular fashion.


You may also want to watch:


Matt Burleigh's classy 85no was somewhat overshadowed by fellow opener Casey Walker who made his maiden century for the club ending up with 120no.

The pair set a new club record opening partnership of 215.

Most Read

The thirds were comprehensively beaten by an eager Rickmansworth fourth team.

Ricky took first knock and eased their way to 215 all out in 40 overs despite the fact local referee Andy Crawford sent six batsmen back to the pavilion for 57 runs.

He received little support from the other end, however, although Richard Starkey did bag 3-44. In reply, Preston never got going with 69-year-old Chris Newell top scoring on 21, next best 19 from Simeon Luxton, as they crumbled to a disappointing 99 all out.

The fourth team lost to Stevenage sixths after restricting the home side to 137-7, youngster Thomas Mercer bagging four wickets. In reply, only in-form Dylan Wright (35) tested the scorers as Preston fell 32 runs short on 105 all out.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus