Accrington Cricket Club

East Lancs 123-9, Accrington 124-4
3rd September 1977

Accrington CC 1977
Accrington CC 1977
©Garth Dawson

Accrington beat East Lancs at Alexandra Meadows by 6 wickets. Malcolm Taylor made 47 and Graham Beech 30 as Accrington registered a vital win after restricting the home side to 123-9. Tony Gallagher took 6-38 and professional Alan Worsick 2-45 with home skipper Brian Ratcliffe top scoring with 30. Graham Tattersall also made 21 in an opening stand of 31 with his skipper. Professional Trevor Chappell (16), Jim Kenyon (14) and John Seedle (15) also chipped in. Geoff Hayhurst (14) and Beech put 44 on the board before the left hander fell to Brian Bowling and then Roger Sharp trapped Beech 8 runs later. John Swanney (12) and Taylor took the score into three figures before being parted and then Worsick and Peter West saw Accrington home. Scorecard