Accrington Cricket Club

Nelson v Accrington
Saturday July 4th 1959

Johnny Wardle took 6-28 to bowl leaders Nelson to a 32 run win over Accrington at Seedhill. Wally Thomas also took 4-27 as Accrington were dismissed for 85. Skipper Lindon Dewhurst hit 28 and his brother Roy 21. Wardle earlier top scored with 55 before becoming Bobby Simpson's first victim in the Australian's hat-trick. Alan Haigh and Thomas were next in line as Nelson struggled to 117 all out. Simpson finished with 6-40. Scorecard