Accrington Cricket Club

Rishton 188-7, Accrington 196-6
4 Sports Worsley Cup Round 2
10th June 1989

Accrington 1st XI 1989
Accrington 1st XI 1989

Accrington reached the semi final with a hard fought 9 run win at Rishton. Skipper David Lloyd hit an unbeaten 57 after his side had been in trouble at 122-5. Lloyd hit five fours and a six from 67 balls, adding 54 for the 6th wicket with Trevor Hatch (21) to take Accrington to 196-6. After Neil Holmes had removed home skipper David Wells for 1, Phil Sykes hit 79, but tight bowling by professional Robert Haynes (5-88) restricted Rishton to 188-7. Keith Topham (23), John Ainscough (21), professional Wayne Daniel (21) and Graham Thomson (22 not out) all got in but couldn't keep up with the run rate. Scorecard


If you have any memories of 1989 please email Nigel Stockley