Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington 81-5, Rawtenstall 80
Saturday June 12th 1976

Accrington 1976
Accrington 1st XI 1976
©Garth Dawson

Accrington completed the double over Rawtenstall with a 5 wicket win at Thorneyholme Road. Alan Worsick took 4-30 and Ian Birtwistle 2-27 with Tony Gallagher taking 2-2 to dismiss Rawtenstall for 80. Skipper Keith French hit 20 and Brian Payne 23. Abid Ali (2-22) and George Croisdale (2-28) then reduced the champions to 25-4 but Malcolm Taylor (23 not out) and Worsick (30 from 42 balls) took the score to 68 to put Accrington back in charge.


If you have any memories of 1976 please email Nigel Stockley