Tranent and Preston Village Cricket Club

Tranent and Preston Village Cricket Club News pages

Available news items


21 Dec 2019
2 Become 1

Who would have thought that the pop classic penned by the Spice Girls would resonate with so many cricket teams over 2 decades later. Cricket like so many sports is fighting to exist at the grass roots level and in many cases merger is the only answe... [ Read more ]

19 Nov 2019
2019 Season Award Winners Announced

The full list of award winners for the 2019 season has been announced!  Mo Rizwan was the big winner this year, picking up Player of the Year and Bowler of the Year for his club-leading total of 19 league wickets. Elsewhere Scott Russell picked up h... [ Read more ]

02 Sep 2019
Monthly Roundup - August

Our final monthly roundup brings the curtain down what has been (by some distance) the wettest season in the history of the club, with 25 games either cancelled or abandoned across the league and midweek teams combined. August proved to be a frustr... [ Read more ]

04 Aug 2019
TPVCC Game Features on BBC's TMS Podcast

Though the team was not mentioned by name, a bizarre event from a recent Tranent and Preston Village midweek friendly game featured briefly on the "Ask the Umpire" section of the BBC's Test Match Special podcast this week. Against our friends E=MCC l... [ Read more ]

02 Aug 2019
Monthly Roundup - July

After a successful June, the more familiar Scottish summer returned to wreak havoc with the season. As a result only one league fixture at the start of the month was possible for both the 1st and 2nd XI, with a total of 8 fixtures lost to the weather... [ Read more ]

06 Jul 2019
Monthly Roundup - June

After some early-season inconsistency, June became a very successful month for both of TPVCC's league teams, who saw only one loss between them across 5 weekends of ESCA fixtures. The 1st XI began the month on a disappointing note, slipping to a 25-... [ Read more ]

27 May 2019
Monthly Roundup – May

The first full month of the 2019 cricket season brought mixed fortunes and weather-related frustrations for both TPVCC teams. The first team were unable to follow up their strong opening day win over Grange 3s (more on that later) with victory over M... [ Read more ]

23 Apr 2019
2018 Season Award Winners

All of the winners from the 2018 season were announced at our annual awards night after the first home preseason friendly, with Dougie Russell taking home Player of the Year (pictured here also collecting his trophy for Bowler of the Year!). Other... [ Read more ]

23 Apr 2019
2019 Campaign starts this weekend!

The 2019 ESCA League season begins on Saturday with two fixtures for TPVCC. After a strong preseason win over Holy Cross last weekend, the 1st XI will host Grange 3s at Polwarth, Prestonpans in their opening Division 3 game. Meanwhile the 2nd XI wil... [ Read more ]