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After a long wet winter outdoor nets began on Sunday April 8th
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The artificial nets
The artificial nets
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The square
The square
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The clubhouse
The clubhouse
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The tearoom and clubhouse
The tearoom and clubhouse
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A busy Sunday
A busy Sunday
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Janith and Ross
New professional Janith Liyanage is welcomed to the club by captain Ross Brown on Thursday April 12th
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Keiren
Groundsman Keiren Grimshaw on a very wet square after it was announced that all of the first weekend's fixtures had been cancelled on Friday April 13th
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Minute for Ted
A minutes silence was held for Ted Marshall who passed away during the week at the age of 103 before the hastily arranged friendly against Walsden on Sunday April 15th
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Confusion
The usual confusion surrounded the annual team pic
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Who goes where
Which knee goes down, where do we put our hands and who stands where
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Accrington 1st XI 2018
But we got there in the end
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Three Clarkes
Three Clarkes Jacob, Alice and captain and Dad Damian appeared for the 3rds at Middleton on Saturday April 21st
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Accrington 3rd XI 2018
The Thirds line up before their game against Littleborough on Saturday April 28th
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Minute For Ted
A minutes silence was held for Ted Marshall before the first home league game against Great Harwood on Sunday April 29th
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Five For Janith
New professional Janith Liyanage took 5-35 to help Accrington to a 5 wicket win
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Accy Out
Almost a year to the date of a famous victory Accrington went out of the Worsley Cup to Burnley on Saturday May 5th
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Lionel
Lionel scores outside as the sun shone again at Enfield on Sunday May 6th
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Drink for Keiren
A well earned drink for Keiren after his brilliant unbeaten 124
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Wicket for Jimmy
Jimmy Hayhurst takes a wicket to help Accy to a 38 run win and a clear lead at the top of the table after three games
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Accrington 2nd XI 2018
The seconds pose for the camera at the tea interval of their match against Burnley on Sunday May 13th
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Crompton
A first league visit to Crompton on Sunday May 27th
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Not out
An early appeal against Jonny
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The walk
The early walk round turned into a trott as wickets tumbled
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Four for Keiren
Keiren pulls for four
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Exit Keiren
Exit Keiren
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Accy in trouble at 13-3
Accy in trouble at 13-3 but the team rallied only to lose a thriller by 1 wicket
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The Flood
Heavy late afternoon rain threatened Accrington's opening 2020 game against Rishton on Friday June 1st
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The Pro
Janith helped dry up
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All pay on the day
All pay on the day

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Keiren
Keiren the barefoot groundsman
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Keiren gets his kit
Keiren gets his kit
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Transformation Complete
Transformation Complete
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Graeme
Graeme Arrives
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Ali Hasham and Graham Lloyd
Accy Old Boys Ali Hasham and Graham Lloyd meet up before the game
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Line up guys
The lads get ready for the team pic
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Accrington 2018 2020 Team
And here it is
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The openers
Another Accy Old Boy Scott Greaves opened the bowling for Rishton
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Tension
Tension mounted on the bench as wickets fell
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New sponsors
Sponsored by JW Lees
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The Crowd
Watched by a decent crowd
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Six to Alec
Alec top scored with 44 including four fours and a six in Accrington's 121 all out
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Opening stand
Rishton's openers put on 112
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Ali Hasham
Ali Hasham top scored with 61 for Rishton
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Lights on
The lights come on as the rain comes in but Rishton win the game by 9 wickets
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A minute for Allan
A minutes silence was held for former Cricket Section Chairman Allan Taylor who passed away on Friday before the match against Todmorden on Sunday June 3rd
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Trapped by Mo
Janith trapped in front by the ageless Todmorden seamer Mo Bux
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Keiren and Alec
Alec joined Keiren at the crease
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Alec goes
Alec trapped in front by Matt Collins
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Lucky Lad
Keiren led a charmed life on an unpredictable wicket that saw Accrington bowled out for 95. Todmorden won the match by 7 wickets
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