Full name Norman Preston
Born March 18, 1903
Died March 6, 1980, Beckenham, Kent (aged 76 years 354 days)
Other Journalist, Author
Relation Father - H Preston
Norman Preston came from good Almanack stock, His father, Hubert, had edited the Almanack before him and was a partner in Pardon's Cricket Reporting Agency which he joined in 1933. He also covered overseas tours for Reuters as well as working for the Press Association.
Only Sydney Pardon was in office longer than Preston's 29 years, and his final edition in 1981 was published weeks after his death. He guided the Almanack through some difficult times, and the expansion of the game led to tough - and not always popular - decisions to cut or restrict some long-standing content.
Almost two-thirds of Dhoni's 9000 ODI runs have come as captain and all of them with the extra responsibility of keeping
Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni dominate the stats highlights from the Mohali ODI
A thoughtless remark nearly derailed the South African batsman's career before it began. And then he got five ducks
Australia's clash of Twenty20 and Test fixtures, with players forced to choose between them, will come to be seen as a tipping point for the international game
What we needed from the Phillip Hughes inquest was a serious discussion on how to make our game, where 90mph bowlers are now the norm, safer
Higher frame rates for cameras and a safeguard to prevent operator error were the key improvements in technology that led to the BCCI agreeing to trial the system