Accrington Cricket Club

Burnley 140-7, Accrington 102
27th August 1977

Accrington CC 1977
Accrington CC 1977
©Garth Dawson

Burnley inflicted a 38 run defeat on Accrington at Turf Moor to severely dent their rivals title challenge. Professional Surinder Amarnath made 52, skipper Roland Harrison 21, Mick Swift 18 and Gordon Allison 15 with Tony Gallagher taking 5-44 in Burnley’s 140-7. Joe Fletcher then took 6-44, including 3 wickets in an over, as Accrington were bowled out for 102. Alan Richardson made 29 and Graham Beech 20 in the visitors innings. Scorecard