James Preston (cricketer)

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James Preston
Personal information
Full name James Preston
Born 1792
Died 9 April 1842 (aged 49–50)
Kingston, Surrey County, Jamaica
Batting style Unknown
Domestic team information
Years Team
1828 Sussex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 46
Batting average 46.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 29*
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 7 January 2012

James Preston (1792 – 9 April 1842) was an English cricketer. Preston's batting style is unknown.

Preston made a single first-class appearance for Sussex against Kent at the Royal New Ground, Brighton, in 1828.[1] He ended Sussex's first-innings of 118 all out unbeaten on 29, while in response to that total Kent were dismissed for just 23. In Sussex's second-innings of 102 all out, Preston scored 17 runs before being dismissed by William Ashby. Kent made 96/8 in their chase, with the match ending in a draw.[2]

He died at Kingston in the British Colony of Jamaica on 19 April 1842.[3]


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by James Preston". CricketArchive. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sussex v Kent, 1828". CricketArchive. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Player profile: Frederick Haslett". CricketArchive. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 

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