Preston Cricket Club

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About

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Joined Competition: 1953 rejoined 2018
President:  
Website: http://preston.play-cricket.com/
Play-Cricket Site: http://preston.play-cricket.com/
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Officials

Chairman Eyaz Ishrat
  31 Stanleyfield Road, Preston, PR1 1QL
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Secretary Mohsin Patel
  31 Priory Lane, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0AR
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Treasurer William Rainford
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League Reps  
   
Child Welfare Officer Moshin Patel
   
Junior Fixture
Co-Ordinator
Muhammad Ilyas
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History

Preston CC is one of the oldest cricket clubs in the world. The club played on three different grounds at the Marsh near Ashton, Penwortham Holme and Penwortham Marsh before establishing West Cliff in 1859.

Preston joined the Liverpool Competition in 1947 after previously having a club policy of participating only in friendly fixtures. After missing the inaugural Northern League season they became members of the league in 1953.

Preston were joint champions in 1967 and won the title outright in 1970 and 1983 and were division two champions in 1962 and 1986.

West Cliff staged five Lancashire CCC first-class fixtures between 1936 and 1952.

Ground 

Trophies

Trophy Name Awarded For Won in
Langton Birley Cup Division Three (D) Runner Up 1970, 1975
Loxham Cup Winner of Loxham Cup KO 1971
British Aerospace Cup Runner Up in Loxham KO 1970, 1976, 1977
Tom Jenkins Trophy Under 15s Winner 1985, 1986, 1988
Jim Gledhill Trophy Under 15s Runner Up 1982, 1983, 1989, 2004
Rose Trophy Under 17s Winner 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
Courtaulds Trophy Under 17 Runners Up 1980, 1987

Key to notes
sun - The Sunday Competition has had various formats. 1996-2005 - Divison F, 2006-2007 - Two Sections, 2008 Decided by Playoff, 2009- Two Divisions
jw - Joint Winner

Directions

Preston Cricket Club
“Westcliff”
South Meadow Lane
Broadgate
Preston
PR1 8HX

Tel. 01772 252070

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