Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington 179, Bacup 128-8
4th September 1977

Accrington CC 1977
Accrington CC 1977
©Garth Dawson

Accrington ’s last two matches of 1977 were both against Bacup. In the match at Thorneyholme Road, Graham Beech made 37 in Accrington’s 179 all out made in a rain reduced 25 overs. Geoff Hayhurst made 44 in an opening stand of 59 with Beech, Peter West made 46 and Alan Richardson 17. Professional Alan Worsick took 5-67 and Dave Parsons 3-47 as Bacup were restricted to 128-8. Barry Wilson made an unbeaten 30, Phil Lord 27 and Peter Nicholson 25. Although Accrington won for the second successive day they failed to bowl Bacup out so Enfield claimed the title even though they failed to take a point in their abandoned game at Rawtenstall. Scorecard