Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington 204-4, Rishton 93
Worsley Cup Round 1
1st, 7th June 1986

Accrington 1986
Accrington CC 1986

An unbroken 5th wicket stand of 92 between professional Rod Tucker and David Lloyd, now playing as an amateur, took Accrington to a match winning score against Rishton. Tucker hit five boundaries in an unbeaten 88 with Lloyd hitting three in an unbeaten 54 as Accrington made 204-4. Professional Winston Davis conceded 99 runs in taking the early wickets of Billy Rawstron (2) and Paul Barratt (10). After Graham Lloyd had fallen to Robbie Walsh for 9, Neil Jones (33) added 79 with Tucker for the 4th wicket. Rishton had made 20-3 in reply with Mark Aspin (2-11) taking 2 wickets. When the game resumed the following Saturday, Alan Worsick (3-22), Tucker (2-17) and Ian Birtwistle (2-18) soon reduced Rishton to 56-8. Late hitting by Neil Yates (21) took the visitors to 93. Scorecard

If you have any memories of 1986 please email Nigel Stockley