Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington 211-8, Rishton 126
Worsley Cup Round 1
6th May 1984

Accrington 1st XI 1984
Accrington CC 1984
©Lancashire Telegraph

David Lloyd marked his cup debut as Accrington professional with a superb innings of 121 in his sides 85 run win over Rishton at Thorneyholme Road. Lloyd's century contained 14 boundaries from 136 balls and it was his first for the club. When he was seventh out in the final over at 209, he had added 74 for the 2nd wicket with Billy Rawstron (31) and 37 for the 5th wicket with Malcolm Taylor (13). Ian Procter took 4-74 for Rishton who lost wickets on a regular basis to finish on 126 all out. Skipper Alan Worsick took 4-42 and Lloyd 3-31 with John Ainscough top scoring with 66 for Rishton before being last man out. One unusual dismissal was that of visiting professional Peter Rawson who was caught by Andy Gardener off Worsick via the head of Taylor at short leg. Scorecard

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