Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington v Bacup
Saturday August 22nd 1959

Bobby Simpson's ninth successive half century took Accrington to a 7 wicket win over Bacup at Thorneyholme Road. Simpson hit fourteen boundaries in making an unbeaten 92. He put on 83 for the 2nd wicket with Russ Cuddihy (29) and an unbroken 47 with Jim Bradshaw (22 not out) after Bacup had declared on 169-9. David Cotton and Peter Boardman both hit 43, Fred Mitchell 24 not out and Jack Dunham 20 with Jim Eland (3-30), Simpson (3-43) and Derek Rushton (3-51) picking up 3 wickets apiece in the Bacup innings. Scorecard