Accrington Cricket Club

Ramsbottom v Accrington
Saturday June 13th 1959

Both professionals hit half centuries in the drawn game between Ramsbottom and Accrington at Acre Bottom. Home paid man Peter Philpott made 55 and skipper Bill Greenhalgh continued his fine season with a top score of 75 as Ramsbottom made 176-8 declared. Derek Rushton picked up 3-25 for Accrington. Professional Bobby Simpson hit an unbeaten 74 but Accrington, who needed 13 off the last over for victory, finished on 170-8. Frank Rushton also made 29 in the visitors reply with Philpott (3-49) and Geoff Bladen (3-40) picking up 3 wickets apiece for Ramsbottom. Scorecard